Natalie Haynes is a writer and broadcaster. She is the author of The Amber Fury, which was shortlisted for the Scottish Crime Book of the Year award, and a non-fiction book about Ancient History, The Ancient Guide to Modern Life. She has written and presented two series of the BBC Radio 4 show, Natalie Haynes Stands Up for the Classics. In 2015, she was awarded the Classical Association Prize for her work in bringing Classics to a wider audience.
A round-up of some of the best history books of 2017, from Ken Follett to Andrew Marr and Tudor England to revolutionary Russia.
From the beaches of Sussex in 1935, to the swinging sixties in London and Sicily in the 1870s, these books will take you to another time and place, wherever you’re spending the summer.
We get to know Natalie Haynes, broadcaster and author of the stunning reimagining of the Oedipus and Antigone stories, The Children of Jocasta.
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