The Royal Art of Poison
Novelist Eleanor Herman joins our lecture series to give us historical scoop on by-gone royalty. Her book, The Royal Art of Poison: Filthy Palaces, Fatal Cosmetics, Deadly Medicine, and Murder Most Foul gives glittering, juicy accounts of what went on in some of Europe’s most glamorous palaces. With her unique access to royal archives, she combines cutting-edge forensics to tell the true stories. Medical mysteries, poisonous cosmetics, ever-present excrement, festering natural illness, and, sometimes, murder. Don’t miss it!