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Lit Bits on History

In which Adam Smyth and James Kidd are joined by best-selling novelist and antiquarian maestro Giles Milton. Our fearless musers dance a pas de deux with Clio and her many incarnations—viz. the writing of history—the features thereof—fiction and narrative— character in the archives—almanacs and chronologies—that friend of Clio, Jay-Z—Devon—Andrew Motion, etc.

Giles Milton is the author of many books, including Nathaniel’s Nutmeg: How One Man’s Courage Changed the Course of History, and White Gold: The Extraordinary Story of Thomas Pellow and North Africa’s One Million European Slaves. You can get more of Giles Milton by clicking here.

Duration: 32.54

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