Musings on the joys of growing older from the great Roman philosopher and orator, translated and edited by Philip Freeman. This will be the third volume in an informal series of short works from the ancient world, following How to Win an Election and How to Govern a Country. (Princeton University Press, World Rights, 2015)
Stuff in the ‘Philip Freeman’ Category
The follow up to St. Brigid’s Bones, featuring the feisty Sister Deirdre, a mystery series set in the turbulent age of early medieval Ireland. Sacrifice challenges the young nun to draw on her upbringing as a bard and a druid, as well as her Christian faith, as she tracks down a serial killer. (Pegasus/World Rights/Fall 2015)
Our next Where I Write, in which our authors share their favorite writing spots, is from Philip Freeman.
“My favorite place to write is Java John’s coffee house in beautiful downtown Decorah, Iowa. I don’t even like coffee, but I get a hot chocolate and work on my laptop in the back room. Everybody in town comes by eventually, but I always seem to get lots of work done anyway.” — Philip Freeman
The Lost Songs and World of the First Woman Poet, Philip Freeman. A full-length investigation of the life and work of the female poet Plato called “the tenth muse,” using Sappho as a representation of a classical woman of antiquity. Freeman, a Harvard-trained classicist holds the endowed Qualley Chair in Classical Languages at Luther College and the author of JULIUS CAESAR and ALEXANDER THE GREAT (W.W. Norton, 2016)