Arts and Culture

Pulitizer Prize winning author Robert Massie is coming to Louisville this week to talk about his latest work, a highly acclaimed biography of  Catherine The Great, who was empress of Russia for 34 years.   

The 82 year old Massie, a native of Lexington, Kentucky,  has devoted most of his career to writing about Russian royalty

Robert Massie will speak Thursday evening at 7:00 at the main Louisville Free Public Library.

All the tickets have been distributed, but the library says there may be some standby seats available that evening.    

Massie spoke with WFPL’s Rick Howlett from his home in Irvington, New York.

Rick Howlett is host of WFPL's weekly talk show, "In Conversation."