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Mary-Kay Wilmers

Mary-Kay Wilmers was a founder of The London Review of Books, where she is Editor. The Eitingons, her first book, is about her extraordinary family.
Unravelling the Truth about the Eitingons

The editor of the LRB presented the biography of her remarkable Russian family whose story spans fur trading in the Pale of Settlement, spying on the Soviets in Constantinople to befriending Freud in London. The Eitingons, the result of 29 years of research, re-traces a mysterious and awe-inspiring journey, including that taken by Mary-Kay Wilmers herself.