February 2014

28 February 2014

Pacifica Radio Interview

Pacifica Radio's "Letters and Politics" discussed The Pope and Mussolini with David Kertzer on February 26th, 2014.

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24 February 2014

The Christian Science Monitor interviews David Kertzer

'The Pope and Mussolini' author David I. Kertzer discusses the surprising relationship between the two men. What actually passed between Pope Pius XI and Mussolini? Kertzer draws on newly released records to find out. 

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18 February 2014

The Brandeis Magazine

The Brandeis Magazine features spread from The Pope and Mussolini by David I. Kertzer, PHD'74. 

Check it out in their winter 2014 issue, available online here

18 February 2014

CBC's The Current airs interview with David Kertzer discussing "The Pope and Mussolini"

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16 February 2014

"The Pope and Mussolini" featured in The Toronto Star

David Kertzer discusses his new book with Jennifer Hunter of The Toronto Star

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14 February 2014

San Francisco Chronicle recommended books

The San Francisco Chronicle lists The Pope and Mussolini as one of its recommended books for the week of February 16th. 

"Kertzer's captivating study lays out the uneasy bond between Pope Pius XI and Il Duce."

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14 February 2014

Publishers' Weekly Tip Sheet lists David Kertzer's 'The Pope and Mussolini' as one of the "Most Anticipated Spring Books"

National Book Award–finalist Kertzer exposes the fractious, co-dependent relationship between Pope Pius XI and Mussolini.

Check out the full list here

12 February 2014

David Kertzer featured on The Leonard Lopate Show

David I. Kertzer talks about the complex and secret relationship that Pope Pius XI had with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. 

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08 February 2014

USA Today names The Pope and Mussolini one of its five "Weekend Picks for Book Lovers"

"The Pope and Mussolini" looks at the rise of fascism through the prism of the relationship between Il Duce and Pope Pius XI, both of whom came to power in 1922. 

USA Today says ****. A "vividly recounted history...a tragic story." 

Check it out here