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Sarah Dunant Posts

When Greeks Flew Kites

  Tune into this monthly series on BBC Radio 4 in which historical novelist Sarah Dunant delves into the past for stories and moments that help frame the present, bringing to life worlds that span […]

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Peter Stanford in conversation with Sarah Dunant and Christopher Jamison OSB on 10th May

Peter Stanford in conversation with Sarah Dunant and Christopher Jamison OSB. This event takes place on 10th May, involving a Q&A and three speakers in conversation. The event will be followed by a book signing […]

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Sarah Dunant at Wimpole History Festival on Saturday 23rd June

Join Sarah Dunant for two events at Wimpole History Festival on Saturday 23rd June . Women and Power Panel with Sarah Churchwell, Helen Castor and Sarah Dunant East Lawn Marquee 4:30-5:30pm How have women shaped the course […]

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Sarah Dunant at Hay Festival on 1st June

Join Sarah Dunant at Hay Festival at 11.30am on Friday 1st June. To recreate the past as a living, breathing place, the historical novelist has visited churches, archives, museums and art galleries all over Italy.  […]

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Sarah Dunant at Steyning Festival on 26th May

Join Sarah at Steyning Festival to hear her talk about her latest novel, In the Name of the Family. Tickets cost £12 and include a copy of the book, and there will be the opportunity […]

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‘Secret Lives Exposed’ at The Royal Geographical Society

International water charity Just a Drop has announced that its third annual lecture at The Royal Geographical Society will feature award-winning authors and historians, and will take place on 1 March 2018. All proceeds from the evening will support Just a […]

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Sarah Dunant’s 2017 Events

Sarah Dunant will be touring her brand new novel In the Name of the Family across 2017, and we will be keeping this post updated with new events as they are confirmed. 6 March, 7pm: Sarah Dunant […]

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Machiavelli: The Horrors of 16th Century Diplomacy

All through the autumn of 1502 Niccolò Machiavelli has been shadowing Cesare Borgia as he fights off a major rebellion and gets ready to fight back. There have been times when the Duke has taken […]

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Finding Mrs Machiavelli

Finding Mrs Machiavelli: though there are times when I see her more like this, And hear her voice… She has given it thought over the time he has been away, how to handle this young […]

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Machiavelli on the Job

“The Prince” will make him famous, but for many long years Niccolò Machiavelli was just another junior diplomat on the job. It is the beauty of fiction that following him into the doldrums can sometimes […]

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Palazzo Vecchio, Florence

In this room the various councils of the Florentine republic would have met during the renaissance. And off to the left was the little cubicle where we think Machiavelli might have worked. Until he was […]

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Machiavelli and his wife

In June 1502, a young Niccolo Machiavelli, is dispatched from Florence to negotiate with the thuggish Cesare Borgia who has just scandalised Italy by invading the state of Urbino. History will report their meeting, but […]

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