Daisy Dunn

Author, Historian and Critic

About Daisy

In the Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life of Pliny

‘A delightful new biography…thoroughly recommended’ – The Sunday Times

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Of Gods and Men: 100 Stories from Ancient Greece & Rome

‘This anthology is hard to beat for big names’ – BBC History Magazine

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Homer: A Ladybird Expert Book

‘The Ladybird books have got a whole lot more highbrow – and a lot raunchier’ – The Oldie

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Dr Daisy Dunn is a writer, classicist and cultural critic. Her new book, In the Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life of Plinyhas recently been published by HarperCollins, and will be released by Norton in the US in December. Her anthology of stories, Of Gods and Menwas published in August and her Ladybird Expert book on Homer in September 2019.