Knowledge’s Greatest Hits: Violet Moller’s The Map of Knowledge

A Slightly Different Flavor: Tim Grady’s A Deadly Legacy

Up Close and Personal: HBO’s Rome

No Theme Left Unturned: National Geographic’s Barkskins

Don’t Make Me Love You, Old Man: David Leveaux’s The Exception

Look at that Renaissance! Netflix’s Medici

No Country for Heroes: History and our Narrative Need for Protagonists

Bushels of Borgias: Christopher Hibbert’s The Borgias and their Enemies and Showtime’s The Borgias

A Terrible Beauty: Patrick Radden Keefe’s Say Nothing