Posts Tagged ‘Cleopatra’

On my Kindle, I’ve been reading Cleopatra: A Life, by Stacy Schiff whenever I take a long bus ride, wait in a doctor’s office, or get a haircut.  It’s a wonderful book I can enjoy without feeling an urgency to read it straight through and quickly get to the end.  Each time I read, I am back in the ancient world (I’ve always loved history), having previously vague notions of famous rivalries and battles sorted out, seeing incredible pageantry and spectacle, and spending time in the company of the genius Cleopatra was. (more…)

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