Jane Kamensky, professor of American history and chair of the History Department at Brandeis, is the author of The Exchange Artist.
Jill Lepore is the Kemper Professor of American History at Harvard University and a staff writer at The New Yorker.
"A lusty romance, a murder mystery and a bit of Americana, all
rolled into one big, fat historical romp . . . Lepore and Kamensky
have re-created a fascinating world and brought history hotly
alive."--San Francisco Chronicle "An erudite and entertaining
re-creation of colonial America on the brink of the
Revolution."--New York Times Book Review "Both frisky and
learned . . . a treat."--Washington Post "A rip-roaring
yarn, a real romp . . . It's fantastic--the romance novel of your
"A droll, edifying novel . . . Not since John Barth . . . has anyone rendered colonial America in such exquisite satirical strokes. Blindspot succeeds as raw entertainment; better, it soars as cunning academic revisionism."--Chicago Tribune
"A very smart book . . . [Blindspot] captures Colonial America's wit and vulgarity, its sensibility, sensuality and snobbery."--San Diego Union-Tribune