Princeton University Press is pleased to announce that Adrienne Mayor’s THE POISON KING: The Life and Legend of Mithradates, Rome’s Deadliest Enemyis a finalist for the National Book Award in Nonfiction.
We couldn’t be happier! Congratulations, Adrienne, on a job well done. You can check out her stunning portrait of the man, the “Mith,” the legend when it lands in bookstores on November 11.
A monumental history of the nineteenth century, The Transformation of the World offers a panoramic and multifaceted portrait of a world in transition. Jürgen Osterhammel, an eminent scholar who has been called the Braudel of[...]