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Meet the Writers
British novelist, broadcaster, and critic Sarah Dunant is well known on both sides of the pond for her bestselling series of mysteries featuring sleuth Hannah Wolfe. With her historical novel, The Birth of Venus, Dunant explores another scene: Renaissance-era Florence. "It's much more difficult to write history; simply because you have to learn so much before you can put your fingers on the keyboard," she explains in our interview.