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IDEA Director Deanna Shemek features in a podcast interview for Front Porch Book Club, an innovative interpretation of the "book club" as podcast." Check out her conversation with hosts Nancy Shank and Linda Culbertson, about Maggie O'Farrell's recent novel, A Marriage Portrait. O'Farrell's novel is set twenty years after Isabella's death and recounts the experience of Lucrezia de' Medici, wife of Isabella's great-nephew Alfonso II d'Este, whose premature death prompted speculations that she was murdered. The podcast includes reflections on Isabella, marriage in the Renaissance, and much more. 

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