About Sheila


Sheila Isenberg is the author of the groundbreaking Women Who Love Men Who Kill (Simon & Schuster); A Hero of Our Own: The Story of Varian Fry (Random House); and Muriel’s War: An American Heiress in the Nazi Resistance  (Macmillan). She is co-author with the late William M. Kunstler of My Life As A Radical Lawyer (Birch Lane Press) and collaborator on The Life and Times of Ron Brown, A Memoir  (William Morrow). Look for her newest book, Mad, Bad, and Dangerous: Women’s Fascination with Crime and Outlaws, next year.

Sheila Isenberg has been interviewed often by national and international media, and has appeared in several documentaries. A member of the Authors’ Guild, PEN, and Women Writing Women’s Lives, she is the recipient of fellowships and grants, including one from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. She lives with her family in New York’s Hudson Valley.