I’m speaking with the author of The Island at the Center of the World, Russell Shorto. Russell is a narrative historian who tells a story like no other, but he also makes thought-provoking and compelling arguments. Along with The Island at the Center of the World, we discuss his book Amsterdam about the important history of the Dutch capital. He recently came out with another book Smalltime about the mobster hiding in his family’s closet. You can find all his superb books and his Tell your family story course at Russell Shorto.com.
Teaching Guide and Worksheet: davidsherrin.com
Books Recommended by Russell Shorto:
Home by Witold Rybczynski
The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank