Beginning with the death of Giovanni de’ Medici, Strukul crafts the past lives of Italy’s most famous family, the Medici. From death to exile, Strukul (translated to English from Italian by Robert McKenna) weaves a history rife with betrayal and coarse alliances.
First Impressions: Catherine Chung’s “The Tenth Muse”
SPOILERS! Elegant, cutting, and brilliant, Cathering Chung brings a new perspective to a largely male-dominated field and history: mathematics. Told through the eyes and experiences of Katherine, a mathematics prodigy, we see her struggles and her triumphs in her attempt to solve one of the most difficult math hypotheses ever written.