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Dominique Desanti (1920 – April 8, 2011) was a French journalist, novelist, educator and biographer.
The daughter of a Russian immigrant, she was born Dominique Persky in Paris. She served in the French Resistance during the German occupation. She was a member of the French Communist Party from 1943 until 1956. Desanti was a correspondent for L'Humanité in the years following World War II. She also taught university in the United States.
Desanti was married to the philosopher Jean-Toussaint Desanti; he died in 2002.
She died in Paris in 2011.
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- Drieu La Rochelle (1978)
- Sacha Guitry (1982) Prix Thérouanne from l'Académie française
- Sonia Delaunay (1988)
- Ce que le siècle m'a dit. Mémoires (1997), autobiography
- Robert Desnos: Le roman d'une vie (1999)
- La liberté nous aime encore (2001) with Jean-Toussaint Desanti
- La Sainte et l'Incroyante (2007)
- Sacha Guitry, itinéraire d'un joueur (2008) with Karin Müller
- Les Yeux d'Elsa au siècle d'Aragon (2010) with Karin Müller
- La colombe vole sans visa (1951)
- Les Socialistes de l'Utopie (1971) Prix Thérouanne from l'Académie française
- Les Staliniens (1975)
- Un métier de chien (1971)
- Les Années passion (1992)