with Marie Arana
With her new book, Silver, Sword, and Stone, Marie Arana weaves a magnificent tapestry of historical research with up-to-the-minute reporting and cultural analysis to give readers an urgent look at Latin America today. Arana has been director of the National Book Festival, former editor-in-chief of the Washington Post’s Book World, and is a Peruvian- American author of award-winning works of fiction and nonfiction that span the continents.
The Four Arts is putting a “Spotlight on History” this season. The series, featuring prominent female historians, is made possible thanks to the generosity of Bo and Anna Polk.