An eclectic and witty guide to everything and anything that a twenty-first-century female wants--or needs--to know, The Artful Conversationalist is essentially Schott's Miscellany for the modern woman.
Francesca Beauman earned a first-class degree in history from Cambridge University. Her first book, The Pineapple: King of Fruits, was published in the UK in 2005 and lauded by critics. She has been the host of numerous British television programs and was recently named one of the top fifty "Brit Young Things." Francesca divides her time between London and Los Angeles.