LESSONS FROM THE PAST "
"In Bright Air Black, American writer David Vann transports us back to the 13th century BC to bring to life a fascinating and notorious woman: Medea. In The Children of Jocasta, Radio 4 broadcaster Natalie Haynes offers a stunning reimagining of the Oedipus and Antigone stories from the points of view of the women whom the myths overlook. Two brilliant authors promoting the magic of the classics. Chaired by Charlotte Higgins.
Edinburgh International Book Festival
Edinburgh International Book Festival 5a Charlotte Square
28/08/2017 10:15 AM
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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.