City Lights: “Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan;” And “The Lost Girls of Paris”

Historian Ruby Lal chats about her book "Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan."
Historian Ruby Lal chats about her book "Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan."
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Wednesday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:09: Lois Reitzes talks with Emory University professor and historian Ruby Lal about her book “Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan.” The work focuses on Nur Jahan, an empress that ruled the Mughal Empire, which consisted of much of what is now modern-day India.
  • 38:46: Author Pam Jenoff joins Reitzes to talk about her novel “The Lost Girls of Paris.”