Kate McNaughton was born and raised in Paris by British parents. She was schooled in the French system, then studied literature at the University of Cambridge (English BA ; European Literature MPhil). She has put her cultural schizophrenia to good use by working as a freelance translator since 2006, in varying combinations of English, French, German and Italian. She is also a filmmaker.
About: James C. Scott, The Art of Not Being Governed. An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia, Yale University Press
About : Saul Friedländer, The Years of Extermination. Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2007.
About: Timothy Snyder, Bloodlands, Basic Books