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Gretchen Gerzina Holbrook

writer

Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina's first book, Carrington, is the only biography of the Bloomsbury Group figure Dora Carrington. Her second book, Black London, published in the UK as Black England, tells the story of black people in 18th century Britain, and was a New York Times best seller. Gerzina was born to a white mother and African-American father, whose marriage was illegal in 17 US states when they married.