This week Walter Isaacson was announced as one of the 2020 winners of France Culture’s ‘Reading in the Dark’ prize for his work Leonardo Da Vinci. Isaacson won in the non-fiction category, which recognises the best of non-fiction audiobook in the French language as selected by a jury of 500 of listeners. The audiobook was read by François Hatt at Lizzie.
In this biography of Leonardo Da Vinci, Walter Isaacson brings to life the historic figure and shows why we have so much to learn from him. His ability to stand at the crossroads of the humanities and the sciences, made iconic by his drawing of Vitruvian Man, made him history’s most creative genius.