Biography

Lucinda Franks

Lucinda Franks is the author of a memoir, MY FATHER'S SECRET WAR. A former staff writer for The New York Times, she has also written for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine and The Atlantic. She won a Pulitzer Prize for her reporting on the life and death of Diana Oughton, a member of the Weathermen. A graduate of Vassar College, Franks lives in New York City with her husband, the former longtime district attorney for New York County Robert M. Morgenthau.

Lucinda Franks

Books by Lucinda Franks

by Lucinda Franks - Memoir, Nonfiction

In TIMELESS, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Lucinda Franks tells the intimate story of her marriage to Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau. Here, she offers a confidential tour of their unconventional years together. At the same time, she takes us behind the scenes to reveal the untold stories behind some of Morgenthau’s most famous cases, many of which she helped him brainstorm for.