Sylvie Weil - award-winning author and niece of Simone Weil
Sylvie Weil is the niece of Simone Weil and the daughter of renowned mathematician André Weil. She is Prof. Emerita of French Literature at Hunter College, and has written several award-winning works of fiction for adults and young readers, including: My Guardian Angel and Elvina's Mirror. Her latest book is entitled At Home with André and Simone Weil.
Image courtesy of "An Encounter with Simone Weil," a feature documentary by Julia Haslett. Check out a clip of Sylvie from the film: www.youtube.com/watch?v=71R9vOuQZHI