Wednesday, March 17, 2010
UPCOMING INTERVIEW: Tatiana de Rosnay - French Journalist, Editor and Author of International Bestselling novel, "Sarah's Key"
Tatiana de Rosnay was born in 1961 in the suburbs of Paris, and is of distinguished English, French and Russian descent. Her father is noted French scientist Joel de Rosnay. She is also the granddaughter of critically acclaimed School of Paris painter, Gaetan de Rosnay. Her paternal great-grandmother was the Russian actress, Natalia Rachewski.
Her English mother, Stella Jebb, was the daughter of renowned diplomat, Sir Gladwyn Jebb, and the great-great granddaughter of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the British Engineer. Finally, historian Hugh Thomas is her uncle.
Tatiana was raised in Paris and Boston. Her father taught at MIT in the 70’s. In the early 80’s she moved to England, where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in English literature at the University of East Anglia, in Norwich. Returning to Paris in 1984, Tatiana became press attaché for Christie’s, and then served as Paris Editor for Vanity Fair magazine until 1993. Currently she writes for French ELLE, and is a literary critic for Psychologies magazine.
She is the author of nine novels published in French with Fayard, Plon and EHO. Sarah’s Key is her first novel published in English. he is working on other projects set for publication in English in the near future.
Her International bestselling novel Sarah’s Key, is being developed for film. Academy award-nominee and Golden Globe-nominee, British actress Kristin Scott Thomas noted for her role in The English Patient, will star in the film. It will be renamed Elles’ Appelait Sarah, and Frenchman Gilles Paquet-Brenner is slated to direct the project.
Tatiana de Rosnay, lives in Paris with her husband Nicolas and their two children Louis & Charlotte.
To learn more about Tatiana de Rosnay, please visit her website
To purchase her books, please visit Alibris and AMAZON
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