Dec 11, 2018
Stamp our passports because we are in VERSAILLES this week talking about Nancy Mitford’s Madame de Pompadour! We’ve got crazy court rules, a charming mistress, wild English sisters, and a few too many Nazis. Join us!
Books mentioned: Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman, Robert K. Massey; Cleopatra: A Life, Stacey Schiff; Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man, Siegfried Sassoon; The Pursuit of Love, Love in a Cold Climate, Nancy Mitford; Hons and Rebels, The American Way of Death, Jessica Mitford.