And you thought your town was dusty. The history of today’s ash-petrified city of Pompeii is nearly as rich as its original ancient existence. With humor, Ingrid Rowland charts the peculiar interpretations of the ruins from the moment of their initial uncovering in 1599 to the present day.
Editor: Bill Tipper
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About the Writer
James Mustich is the author of the new book 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List. A veteran bookseller, he was a founder, and for twenty years publisher, of the book catalogue A Common Reader, and later the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Barnes & Noble Review.