Daisy Dunn

Author, Historian and Critic

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Catullus' Bedspread: The Life of Rome's Most Erotic Poet

“An amazing mixture of pacey biography and first-rate literary analysis. Rome’s most famous bad boy poet comes alive as never before. Stunning” –Boris Johnson
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The Poems of Catullus

“A superlative translation” – The Sunday Times

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Dr Daisy Dunn is a writer, classicist and cultural critic. A bold and original historian with a fresh and engaging voice, Daisy also contributes widely to newspapers, magazines and radio.

Daisy’s first two books, Catullus’ Bedspread: The Life of Rome’s Most Erotic Poet, and The Poems of Catullus: A New Translation, were published to critical acclaim by HarperCollins on both sides of the Atlantic earlier this year.