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Mary Beard was born on January 1, 1955 in Much Wenlock, Shropshire, England. Her alma mater is the University of Cambridge. She is a professor of classics at Newnham College, Cambridge, and the classics editor of the Times Literary Supplement. Her previous books include the bestselling, Wolfson Prize-winning Pompeii, The Roman Triumph, The Parthenon and Confronting the Classics. Her blog has been collected in the books It's a Don's Life and All in a Don's Day. She is in the 2014 top 10 Prospect list of the most influential thinkers in the world. She is the author of Women and Power: A Manifesto, published in December 2017. (Bowker Author Biography)
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SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome 3,413 copies, 68 reviews
Pompeii: The Life of A Roman Town 1,073 copies, 30 reviews
Women & Power: A Manifesto 994 copies, 36 reviews
The Parthenon 274 copies, 4 reviews
The Roman Triumph 227 copies, 3 reviews
The Colosseum 185 copies, 5 reviews
It's a Don's Life 113 copies, 4 reviews
All in a Don's Day 48 copies, 1 review
The Invention of Jane Harrison 33 copies, 1 review
Pagan Priests 28 copies
The Greek Myths: The Odyssey (Foreword) 5 copies
Meet the Romans [DVD] 4 copies, 1 review
World Mythology (Contributor) 518 copies, 4 reviews
The death of Ivan Ilyich, and, Confession (Introduction, some editions) 66 copies, 4 reviews
Looking at Greek Vases (Contributor) 65 copies
Women in Antiquity: New Assessments (Contributor) 37 copies
Pausanias: Travel and Memory in Roman Greece (Contributor) 24 copies, 1 review
Flavian Rome: Culture, Image, Text (Contributor) 13 copies
Rome the Cosmopolis (Contributor) 10 copies

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