Sarah Dunant is an internationally-acclaimed author and bestseller of historical fiction. She writes reviews for The New York Times, The Guardian and The Times and sits on the editorial board of the Royal Academy magazine. She teaches a Renaissance studies course at Washington University and is a creative writing fellow at Oxford Brookes University. Her thorough research is reflected in the vivid historical periods she delves into and the believable and interesting women she writes. In the Name of the Family, Dunant’s latest, focuses on the strong ties of one of the most notorious families of Renaissance Italy: the Borgias.