Ruth Brandon is a cultural historian and biographer. She has also written five detective stories and two literary novels. Ms. Brandon lives in London with her husband, art historian Philip Steadman.
Two of the most famous 20th century artistic salons were the Bloomsbury Group in London, a literary community centered on Virginia Woolf, and Gertrude and Leo Stein’s salon, which brought together
This tale about the real life founders of two of the greatest cosmetic companies was pregnant with possibilities of great gossip and fascinating, untold historical facts.