Robert Edsel, Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation’s Treasures from the Nazis
Steiner Auditorium // FREE
Robert M. Edsel is the author of the nonfiction books, Rescuing Da Vinci and The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History, as well as his newest book Saving Italy, which follows two Monuments Men as they struggle to protect and save some of the world’s greatest treasures located in Italy, including works by Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo. He is the co-producer of the documentary film, The Rape of Europa, and Founder and President of the Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art.
Last year, George Clooney announced he would write, direct, and star in the film version of Edsel’s book, The Monuments Men.
A book signing will follow.
Special thanks to Alabama Booksmith for coordinating this program.