A discussion with Iceland’s First Lady, Eliza Reid about her new book: Secrets of the Sprakkar.
A conversation with storyteller cook, Zuza Zak about her new cookbook, “Amber & Rye: A Baltic Food Journey,” which explores the cuisines of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia.
A conversation with historian Katherine Pangonis about her excellent new book, Queens of Jerusalem, which examines the lives of the queens, princesses, and countesses who ruled Outremer, the Crusader states of the Holy Land.
Do you have a cookbook in you? Want to start a food blog? Yearn to join the ranks of Instagram Influencers? Well, before you do anything, read “Will Write For Food” by Dianne Jacob, now in its 4th edition.
Professor Janet M. Hartley takes readers on a fascinating journey down the mighty Volga River and into the heart of the Russian mindset. “The Volga: A History of Russia’s Greatest River” challenges readers to reexamine Russian history, nationality, and identity from earliest recorded history to the present.
In his latest authoritative book, “Journeys Through the Russian Empire,” (Duke University Press, 2020) Russian scholar, photographer, and chronicler of Russian architecture William Craft Brumfield frames the life and work of Prokudin-Gorsky while also putting his own magisterial career into sharp perspective as he updates and interprets several of Prokudin-Gorsky’s iconic images with his own late twentieth and early twenty-first century versions.
Katherine Zubovich’s “Moscow Monumental” charts the decades long effort to transform Russia’s ancient second city into the triumphant capital of the new socialist state, and the construction of the city’s iconic “Stalin wedding cake” skyscrapers.
Peter Naldrett brings a boundless enthusiasm for his expedition: to circle Britain and curate 80 of the best seaside venues, and from these extrapolate three or four of the most iconic and enjoyable experiences.
Fascination with the Viking Age is at an all-time high, though it has never really gone out of fashion. There is something irresistible about the Vikings, a civilization dedicated to…