They Were the Renaissance Men of Roman Antiquity by CHARLES McGRATH


By CHARLES McGRATH

Daisy Dunn’s “The Shadow of Vesuvius” is a lively dual biography of the polymath Pliny the Elder and his nephew (and adopted son), Pliny the Younger.

Published: December 9, 2019 at 07:00PM

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Writing, and Cooking, Across Borders by CHARLOTTE DRUCKMAN


By CHARLOTTE DRUCKMAN

In “Of Morsels and Marvels,” the Guadeloupean novelist Maryse Condé writes about the links between her culinary and literary passions.

Published: December 9, 2019 at 07:00PM

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