Peter Stothard is an author, journalist and critic. He is a former editor of The Times and of The Times Literary Supplement. His books include Alexandria: The Last Nights of Cleopatra and On the Spartacus Road: A Spectacular Journey through Ancient Italy.
Books by Peter Stothard
Interviews with Peter Stothard
Et Tu, Brute? The Murder of Caesar and Political Assassination
by Greg Woolf
American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur 1880-1964
by William Manchester
Caesar and Cleopatra
by George Bernard Shaw
The Complete Works of Julius Caesar
by Julius Caesar
Imperial Projections in Modern Popular Culture
by Sandra R. Joshel (Ed)
Julius Caesar was a populist politician and general of the late Roman Republic who immortalized himself not only by his beautiful writing about his military exploits, but also by the manner of his death. Here, British journalist and critic Peter Stothard, author of The Last Assassin, chooses five books to help you understand both the man and what motivated him and some of the people who have been inspired by him in the 2,000 years since he died.
The Editor of The Times Literary Supplement discusses the changing history of the Newspaper Editor. Suggests further reading and highlights Peter Forster’s The Spike as the most accurate depiction of an editor’s work.