Tatiana de Rosnay
Celebrated Novelist

Tatiana de Rosnay is the author of the wildly popular novel Sarah’s Key, the story of a Jewish girl born in Paris who endures the trials of the Holocaust, and a present-day journalist investigating the events. The novel was a massive New York Times bestseller, and has been published in 22 countries around the world.  A film adaptation of the book was released in 2010. 



Tatiana was born on September 28th, 1961 in the suburbs of Paris. She is of English, French and Russian descent. She was raised in Paris and then in Boston, when her father taught at MIT in the 70’s. She moved to England in the early 80’s and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in English literature at the University of East Anglia, in Norwich.


Returning to Paris in 1984, Tatiana became press attaché for Christie’s and then Paris Editor for Vanity Fair magazine till 1993. Since 1992, Tatiana has published eight novels in France.


Sarah’s Key is her first novel written in her mother tongue, English.


Tatiana works as a journalist for French ELLE and is the literary critic for Psychologies Magazine and the Journal du Dimanche.  She is married and has two teenagers, Louis and Charlotte. She lives in Paris with her family.

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From Tatiana de Rosnay, the New York Times bestselling author of Sarah’s Key and A Secret Kept, comes The House I Loved, an absorbing new novel about one...

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More than two years on the New York Times bestseller list. Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten-year-old girl, is taken with her parents by the French police as...

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An Evening with Tatiana de Rosnay: Tatiana speaks about her fascinating upbringing, her extraordinary family, and her widely praised bestselling novels.

Praise for Sarah's Key
“Rich in mystery, intrigue and suspense, Sarah’s Key made me wonder and weep.”
The Roanoke Times

“A shocking, profoundly moving, and morally challenging story…nothing short of miraculous. It will haunt you, it will help to complete you…”
—Augusten Burroughs, New York Times bestselling author of Wolf at the Table and Running with Scissors

"Sarah’s Key unlocks a star-crossed, heart-thumping story… This book will stay on your mind long after it's back on the shelf.”
–Risa Miller, author of Welcome to Heavenly Heights