Bookworm, writer, radio host—I blog about history, fiction, and publishing in the Internet Age. You can find the full blog on my website. This space is for books.
Because I wasn't sure when the latest NBHF interview would go live, I wrote this other post about the joys and pains of reconstructing the past.
That's Ivan the Terrible's uncle in the picture, at his wedding in the happier days before his brother's death. He will soon fall victim to the interdynastic struggles of 1530s Russia.