🎧 Samuel Pepys and his Books
🎧 Not Just the Tudors • 37m
The great diarist Samuel Pepys was an avid collector of books, news and gossip, and reading was a major part of his life and the lives of his contemporaries.
In this episode of Not Just the Tudors, Professor Suzannah Lipscomb delves into Pepys’s life and wide-ranging interests with Dr. Kate Loveman. Her extensive research offers significant insights into the man, his world and the far-reaching literary and cultural developments of the seventeenth century.
For this episode, the Senior Producer was Elena Guthrie. It was edited by Thomas Ntinas and produced by Rob Weinberg.
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