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Deborah Heiligman

About Deborah Heiligman

Deborah Heiligman is the winner of the 2017 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Nonfiction for Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers (Godwin/Holt).

Vincent and Theo: Deborah Heiligman’s 2017 BGHB Nonfiction Award Speech

What a joy it is to be in this room with this community. When Vincent van Gogh got his first and essentially only printed review, he was extremely pleased — and also knocked off balance. He’d been uneasy with praise since he was a child, destroying a drawing of a cat and a sculpture of […]