Gerit Quealy is the author/editor of Botanical Shakespeare from HarperDesign /HarperCollins, out April 4, 2017. As a journalist, she has covered everything from lipstick to Shakespeare, with pieces ranging from dollhouses to birdhouses; beauty, brownies, and brides, in outlets including The New York Times, Country Living, Woman's Day, Modern Bride, etc. She’s had her hand in a number of other books, which pulled in former stints as actor & model, but her overriding passion is for history (& paleography), embracing the Renaissance tenet of 'Learning through Delight' -- to that end she is currently at work on a TV docu-series, FLOTUS: Playing the Woman Card in the White House.
Botanical Shakespeare: An Illustrated Compendium of All the Flowers, Fruits, Herbs, Trees, Seeds, and Grasses Cited by the World's Greatest Playwright
A beautifully illustrated, one-of-a-kind color compendium of the ALL the named plants that appear in the entire canon attributed to William Shakespeare, accompanied by the all the quotes that contain them, with a foreword by Dame Helen Mirren, in the first foreword she has ever contributed.