Peoples' Liberation Army Navy hospital ship Peace Ark (Daishandao in Chinese). Pictured while helping the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in the Phillipines. presently participating in the multinational Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC).
When you need to get the real story about some of history's most fascinating women, call Stacy Schiff. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's work includes Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) and Cleopatra: A Life. In her highly anticipated new book, The Witches: Salem, 1692, Schiff focuses on an infamous and dark period of American history, especially as it relates to women: the Salem witch trials.