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Holly Tucker

Holly Tucker is the author of City of Light, City of Poison and Blood Work, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year, and is a professor of French at Vanderbilt University. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and Aix-en-Provence, France.

Books by Holly Tucker

  1. Book CoverBlood Work: A Tale of Medicine and Murder in the Scientific Revolution


    "Excellent…Tucker’s chronicle of the world of 17th-century science in London and Paris is fascinating." —The EconomistMore

  2. Book CoverCity of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris


    “Tucker writes with gusto . . . high drama.”—Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book ReviewMore