08 March 2018
David Kertzer is interviewed about Italian elections on Trending Globally podcast
05 March 2018
Oxford University Press edition of The Pope Who Would be King, for the UK, to come out this June.
The Oxford University Press cover for
The Pope Who Would Be King
Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations publishes David Kertzer's article on "The Enduring Controversy over the Mortara Case"
Italy's Jewish monthly in April features interview with David Kertzer on the significance of the announcement of the opening of the Vatican's Pius XII archives:
On March 6,Public Radio International's "The World" airs extended interview with David Kertzer on the significance of the opening of Pius XII's archives
The Atlantic publishes Kertzer's critique of Pope Francis's March 4 announcement of the opening of the archives of controversial Pope Pius XII
Wall Street Journal praises The Pope Who Would be King:
The Pope Who Would Be King named one of the seven best nonfiction books of 2018 in the Seattle Times:
The December 6, 2018 issue of The New York Review of Books publishes an enthusiastic review of The Pope Who Would be King:
In its enthusiastic review of The Pope Who Would Be King, the Irish Times writes: "Prof. Kertzer’s earlier books have made a mark. [He] has slowly been rewriting the history of 19th Century Italy."
The New Yorker praises The Pope Who Would be King as "riveting" and "lively"
In London, on September 25, the short list for the Cundill History Prize for 2018, described as the richest history book prize in the world, was announced, with Kertzer's The Pope Who Would be King, among the short-listed titles
Comrades and Christians
Family Life in Central Italy
Family, Political Economy, and Demographic Change
Politics and Symbols
Prisoner of the Vatican
Ritual, Politics, and Power
Sacrificed For Honor
The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara
The Pope and Mussolini
The Pope Who Would be King
The Popes Against the Jews