Stephen Greenblatt: The Swerve

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bw111215Greenblatt.jpgThe Swerve: How the World Became Modern (W.W. Norton & Company)
Today, we tell the true story of the historical detective whose work uncovered the 1000 year-old poem that shook the early Christian world and marked the beginning of the Renaissance. Stephen Greenblatt is a Harvard professor who writes and speaks with clarity, precision and passion. The Swerve just won the National Book Award for nonfiction.

 
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Credits

Host:
Michael Silverblatt

Producer:
Connie Alvarez