G.J. Meyer’s books include The Tudors and A World Undone: the Story of the Great War. Currently he is working on a book on the Borgias and Renaissance Italy, scheduled for publication next year by Random House. A former journalist, he was awarded a Nieman Fellowship by Harvard University and lives in Wiltshire, England.
AT THE PEAK OF HIS CAREER and in the full ripeness of his abundant talents, the intellectual historian Tony Judt was ...