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Casanova: The World of a Seductive Genius

Simon & Schuster, 2016

The definitive biography of the impoverished child, abandoned by his parents, who became the famous writer, notorious libertine, and self-invented genius whose name still resonates today: Giacomo Casanova. Today, “Casanova” is a synonym for “great lover,” yet the real story of this remarkable figure is little known.

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From the Author’s Desk

Laurence Bergreen is currently at work on his next book. It’s about a volatile pirate, a charismatic queen, and the unlikely origins of a global empire. Check back for more details in the coming months.


Upcoming Appearances

September 20-23
Pigafetta 500
Vicenza, Italy
Keynote Speaker
Commemorating Magellan’s chronicler, Antonio Pigafetta, and his account, “First Voyage Around the World.”


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