The scholars answer questions about their new book, “The Middle Ages In 50 Objects,” and choose items from contemporary culture that they think future historians would find important. Plus, get a sneak peek inside this entertaining art historical analysis.
Michael McCormack’s new book began as a letter of complaint to his father, who was a world champion football player (Cleveland ftw! For once!), NFL coach, and hall of famer. As he wrote, though, it turned into something much bigger.
By day, Cynthia Robinson is an art historian based in New York and a professor of Medieval and Islamic Art at Cornell University. By night/ any other time, she’s one of my favorite new authors. We talk about writing, not writing, and her new novel Birds of Wonder.
Writer Mimi Matthews talks about her own love affair with the Victorian era, how she balances research with crafting fiction, what she’s working on next, and which Bronte she would invite to a dinner party. Would you be able to choose just one?