Our cover art comes to us from Michela Emeson, a painter originally from New Hampshire. More of her work can be found at http://michelaemeson.com. —read an interview with Michela on our blog!
Veteran popularizer Peter Ackroyd gives his readers a rattling good yarn of kings, decapitations, interregnums, frivolities, and depositions
The boyish hero of the American Revolution who became a more problematic and complicated figure in the political upheavals of his native France, the celebrated Marquis de Lafayette gets a sparkling new biography