Favorite Authors: The One Blockbuster Book to Read This Fall
The year's hottest authors reveal that one special read we all need to pick up this autumn...
"That extraordinary Frenchwoman Joan of Arc is watching over us: There are two new books about her, both by writers remarkable for their insight into the lives of women in history. I would hate to choose between them. This October, I'm reading Kathryn Harrison's Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured
. When 2015 rolls around, I'll start Helen Castor's Joan of Arc: A History
— Hilary Mantel, author of Wolf Hall
and The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher