Biography for Book of Ages : The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin

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Jill Lepore is the David Woods Kemper '41 Professor of American History at Harvard University and a staff writer atThe New Yorker. Her books include New York Burning, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize;The Name of War, winner of the Bancroft Prize; and The Mansion of Happiness,which was short-listed for the 2013 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.