About Marie Arana

Marie Arana is a biographer, essayist, novelist, and former editor in chief of Book World at The Washington Post. She has been a guest columnist on Latin America for the New York Times. Currently, she is Writer at Large for The Post, Director of the National Book Festival, Senior Advisor to the US Librarian of Congress, and an active spokesperson on Latin America, biculturalism, and the book industry.
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About Bolívar

Marie’s BOLÍVAR: American Liberator is the 2014 winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Award in biography. Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Joseph J. Ellis wrote of it in his review, “Magisterial in scope, written with flair and an almost cinematic sense of history happening. . . . A monumental achievement." Read more



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