Cleopatra: A Life

by Stacy Schiff (Little, Brown) Parul Sehgal, Bookforum, November 2010 They called her the Queen of Kings. She built a kingdom into a mighty empire that stretched down the shimmering eastern coastline of the Mediterranean. She married—and murdered—her two younger brothers. She bankrolled Cesar and Antony and bore them both sons. She was worshipped asContinue reading “Cleopatra: A Life”