Author Series: Donna Lucey

Watch as author Donna Lucey sends her congrats for the Smithsonian Libraries’ 50th anniversary and tells us why she loves libraries.

Donna Lucey is a New York Times bestselling author and scholar. She is the recipient of two NEH grants and was a 2017 writer-in-residence at Edith Wharton’s The Mount.

Donna authored the bestseller “Archie and Amélie: Love and Madness in the Gilded Age.” Her latest book is “Sargent’s Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas.” Previous works include “I Dwell in Possibility: Women Build a Nation, 1600 to 1920” and the award-winning “Photographing Montana 1894–1928: The Life and Work of Evelyn Cameron.”

Donna Lucey Video is Courtesy of Katherine Neville (Smithsonian Libraries Board Member)