The Swerve: How the World Became Modern
Publisher: Recorded Books
Date: August 2011
Duration: 9 hours 44 minutes
Renowned historian Stephen Greenblatt's works shoot to the top of the New York Times best-seller list. With The Swerve, Greenblatt transports listeners to the dawn of the Renaissance and chronicles the life of an intrepid book lover who rescued the Roman philosophical text On the Nature of Things from certain oblivion.