Lauro Martines

Lauro  Martines

Former Professor of European History at the University of California, Los Angeles, Lauro Martines is known for his works on the Italian Renaissance. He reviews for The Times Literary Supplement and lives in London with his wife, novelist Julia O'Faolain, author of Power and Imagination: City-States in Renaissance Italy and, most recently, Strong Words: Writing and Social Tension in the Italian Renaissance.