Brigitte Benkemoun is a French writer and journalist who lives between Paris and Arles. A reporter who has long been a director of political television shows, she is now dedicated to writing—especially since she bought by chance on eBay an incredible address book. Je suis le carnet de Dora Maar is her third book.
Discovering Dora Maar
Brigitte Benkemoun’s book Je suis le carnet de Dora Maar takes a novel approach to the art of biography. For the Quarterly, Benkemoun recounts her discovery of a mysterious Hermès address book, the subsequent realization of its genius former owner, and her journey to learn more about the life, friends, and art of Dora Maar.