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
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
In a glowing review, the UK's Catholic Herald praises The Pope Who Would be King
Seattle Times book review praises Kertzer's The Pope Who Would be King as "rock-solid history, with enough intrigue and double-dealing to compete with any Robert Harris thriller.
Conference in Udine, Italy, May 29
Weekly Standard Reviews The Pope Who Would Be King
Following the NPR Fresh Air interview by Terry Gross with David Kertzer on the book's publication day, The Pope Who Would Be King becomes the #1 best seller in both European History and the History of Christianity on Amazon.
Both the New York Times and the Washington Post ran articles about David Kertzer's discovery that the book presented as Edgardo Mortara's Memoir was actually altered from the original and differs in systematic ways from it.
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