Queen's Park Book Festival

Daisy Dunn: A New History of the Ancient World Through the Women Who Shaped It


Award-winning classicist and author Daisy Dunn joins the festival with her new book The Missing Thread: A Women's History of the Ancient World. Spanning 3,000 years, from the birth of Minoan Crete to the death of the Julio-Claudian dynasty in Rome, Dunn's book ia magisterial new history of the ancient world told, for the very first time, through women. She will be in discussion with the celebrated writer and broadcaster Natalie Haynes.