Daisy Dunn

Daisy Dunn is the author of In the Shadow of Vesuvius, a biography of the two Plinys, recently published in paperback by William Collins @DaisyfDunn

Byron: A Life in Ten Letters by Andrew Stauffer

The personal differences between Caesar and Cato mattered

A new history of Byzantium reveals the inner workings of a late antique empire

There is no real reason for museums to segregate what was hers and his

Beard emerges with a portrait of the emperors’ afterlives as vivid as the busts themselves

Through history, Mermaids have been treated as more real than legendary, even by those who have had a reputation to uphold

Peter Stothard’s depiction of the demise of Caesar emphasises the humanity of the emperor’s killer