MARK BRAUDE is the author of Kiki Man Ray: Art, Love, and Rivalry in 1920s Paris (Norton, 2022), The Invisible Emperor: Napoleon on Elba from Exile to Escape (Penguin Press, 2018), and Making Monte Carlo: A History of Speculation and Spectacle (Simon & Schuster, 2016). His books have been translated into seven languages. Kiki Man Ray was one of The New York Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2022 and named to Best of 2022 lists by The New Yorker, Harper’s Bazaar, and others.

Mark has been a visiting fellow at the American Library in Paris, a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford, and an NEH Public Scholar. He holds a PhD in History and Visual Studies from the University of Southern California, an MA in French Studies from New York University, and a BA in History from the University of British Columbia. He lives in Vancouver with his family.

Hear Mark being interviewed by The New York Times Book Review here.