Historical Riches feat. Lauren Belfer, author of And After the Fire
- Genesis of And After the Fire
- Learning about the music of Johann Sebastian Bach
- Salons of 19th-century Berlin and Fanny Mendelsohn
- Role of Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, son of Johann Sebastian Bach in the novel
- Fanny Mendelsohn's fraught relationship with her brother Felix Mendelsohn
- What is so appealing about Bach's music?
- Reading from And After the Fire
- Using details in historical fiction
- Process of writing
- Genesis of A Fierce Radiance
- Parallels of the 1918 flu epidemic and COVID in 2021
- The role of Life Magazine and photography in A Fierce Radiance
- Advice for authors: write what you don't know
Press Play now & be sure to check out Lauren Belfer's novels on Art In Fiction.
Lauren Belfer's Website
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