A conversation with Professor Michael Khodarkovsky about his new book, Russia’s 20th Century: a fresh look at the arc of Soviet history.
A conversation with Gill Paul about her latest historical novel and Romanov alternative history. In The Lost Daughter, Paul explores the possibility of Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna’s possible escape from Yekaterinburg.
While the Russian Revolutions claimed many Romanov victims, Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna, the mother of Nicholas II, famously survived. The life of this fascinating woman, born a Danish princess, is explored in C.W. Gortner’s novel, The Romanov Empress.
Culinary historian, Veronika Hinke’s new book, The Last Night on the Titanic, Unsinkable Drinking, Dining, and Style is a celebration of the ethos of the Titanic through the magnificent food served on board.
In Caroline Boggis-Rolfe’s authoritative The Baltic Story, we meet pirates, princes, and prelates. While much divides the Slavs, Balts, Saxons, Poles, and Scandinavian peoples, much also unites them: rugged individualism and a desire to expand the boundaries of their known world.
Sophie Law’s well-researched debut Olga’s Egg posits a missing Faberge Egg, made for the eldest daughter of Nicholas II.