Harvey Sachs talks about his book, THE NINTH, BEETHOVEN, AND THE WORLD IN 1824.[amazon-product align=”right”]140006077X[/amazon-product]
Mark Lamster reads an excerpt from MASTER OF SHADOWS: The Secret Diplomatic Career of Peter Paul Rubens.
Mark Lamster talks with host Francesca Rheannon about the great Flemish Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens’ career as an unofficial diplomat for the Spanish Crown. And mystery writer S.J. Parris tells us about Renaissance scientist Giordano Bruno’s visit to Oxford in 1583. She spins a murder mystery around the visit and around Bruno’s mission as a spy for the English Crown. Continue reading