From Ovid to the "Black Spartacus". Thea Lenarduzzi and Lucy Dallas are joined by the TLS's classics editor Mary Beard to pick apart the story of "seduction", ancient and modern, the poet Fiona Benson reads her latest work, and the TLS's history editor David Horspool explores two accounts of America's domestic slave trade and a new biography of Toussaint Louverture.
Strange Antics: A history of seduction by Clement Knox
Williams’ Gang: A notorious slave trader and his cargo of Black convicts by Jeff Forret
Sweet Taste of Liberty: A true story of slavery and restitution in America by W. Caleb McDaniel
Black Spartacus: The epic life of Toussaint Louverture by Sudhir Hazareesingh
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