Tony Perrottet
Writer, Editor, Historian
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Cuba Libre cover

Recent Stories

Ancient Egypt is New Again
Wall Street Journal Magazine

The mania for touring sites and treasures along the Nile is nearly as old as the pyramids of Giza.

The Last Empress of Rome
Smithsonian Magazine

The Misunderstood Roman Empress Who Willed Her Way to the Top

Venice's Life Aquatic

A group of idealistic young sailors is preserving Venice's bygone maritime traditions.

Books & Podcast

The Sinner's Grand Tour
Napoleon's Privates
Pagan Holiday
Off the Deep End
The Naked Olympics
History Unzipped