“Queen Victoria and the Romanovs: 60 Years of Mutual Distrust” is a fascinating journey through the intimacy of royal politics and diplomacy, and a study in the universality of family squabbles, even in the most exalted of families.
Delve into the rich history of Riga, Europe’s best-kept secret!
Join me for a fascinating discussion of Romanian cuisine with author and chef Irina Georgescu about her new book, “Carpathia: Food from the Heart of Romania.”
I sat down with Olga Zilberbourg about her new collection of short stories, “Like Water and Other Stories.”
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.
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.