Pat Shipman: "Femme Fatale" (WilliamMorrow)
Mata Hari was executed in 1918 after a 2 day trial. Her crime - espionage for the Germans. A new biography examines the life of one of the twentieth century's most alluring, most mysterious, and perhaps, most mis-understood women.
adjunct professor of anthropology at Pennsylvania State University and the author of eight previous books, including "To the Heart of the Nile" and "The Man Who Found the Missing Link."