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    The Readers Club is here! The Readers Club is here!

    The Readers Club is here!

The Readers Club is here!

The Eagle and the Swan Readers Club is now open for sign-up.  By joining our Readers Club, you will get exclusive free previews of the first four parts of the story prior to the launch of the full publication.

By |September 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off
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    The Readers Club is launching soon! The Readers Club is launching soon!

    The Readers Club is launching soon!

The Readers Club is launching soon!

The Eagle and the Swan Readers Club will be launching this Thursday, the 19th September. Members of the Readers Club will get exclusive free previews of the first four parts of the story, special offers and the opportunity to provide feedback regarding the publication.

By |September 16th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off
  • This photograph shows some of the community participants in front of the Public Theater.
    The Constancy of Constantinople The Constancy of Constantinople

    The Constancy of Constantinople

The Constancy of Constantinople

A Common Thread from Theodora to the Public Theater and the Skirball Center I had two meetings recently with representatives of very different cultural organizations – the Public Theater in New York City and the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Surprisingly, these meetings had a common theme: inclusion.

By |August 28th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off
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    Turkey Then and Now: Of Times Past, and Passing, and to Come Turkey Then and Now: Of Times Past, and Passing, and to Come

    Turkey Then and Now: Of Times Past, and Passing, and to Come

Turkey Then and Now: Of Times Past, and Passing, and to Come

While researching a period 1500 years ago for my historical novel The Eagle and the Swan set in 6th-century Constantinople, little did I expect the events would have a ripped-from-the-headlines relevance to politics today.