Mary V. Dearborn

Queen of Bohemia: The Life of Louise Bryant

Reviews for Queen of Bohemia:



"A wonderfully rich portrait of a Greenwich Village bohemian who rose and fell through some of the most exciting moments in modern history . . . Dearborn writes compassionately and fluidly."
--Kirkus Reviews


"Dearborn [is] a biographer of unwavering perception, intelligence, and eloquence."
--Booklist


"An excellent, throughly researched job of tracing Bryant's journey and analyzing the forces that shaped her personality and society at large."
--(New Orleans)Times-Picayune

Selected Works

The first full biography in over fifteen years, the first written by a woman, based on new sources including materials recently released from Cuba
A sparkling biography of Peggy Guggenheim, the legendary collector-impresario and one of the most fascinating figures of the champagne years of modern art.
A biography of the brilliant and controversial 20th century American writer.
The life of an iconoclastic reporter and revolutionary heroine who witnessed the Russian Revolution at John Reed's side.