Dominican author Julia Alvarez has been called “the voice of personal and political history as it is now.” She’s written 19 books, teaches at Middlebury College, and operates an organic coffee farm/literacy arts center in her beloved Dominican Republic. She talks to Bob about her work, and her latest book A Wedding in Haiti.
Then; initially, infertility was the only grounds for divorce in Ancient Rome. But later laws provided three more reasons: cheating, excessive wine consumption, and making copies of the house keys. Vicki Leon shares this and other true facts about lust, love, and longing in the ancient world from her book, The Joy of Sexus. [Broadcast Date: April 11, 2013]