Agatha Christie: A Life of Mystery

Agatha Christie’s life was just as mysterious and action packed as her novels. Listen to this month’s deep dive episode as we discuss her mysterious disappearance, her penchant for archaeology, and her time as an apothecary’s assistant. Tune in the next three Mondays for Storical Footnotes, bite-sized episodes that discuss Agatha more in depth.

New episodes on Mondays. You can listen on Apple Podcasts/iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Pocket Casts, or Stitcher. Follow on Instagram or Facebook @storicalpodcast


A Talent for Murder by Andrew Wilson -


A is for Arsenic by Kathryn Harkup -

Agatha Christie: A Mysterious Life by Laura Thompson -


The Unicorn and the Wasp on Dr. Who -


Read or Dead: All Agatha Christie All the Time -

The Anglo Files: The Works of Agatha Christie -

The Allusionist: A Novel Remedy -

Stuff You Missed in History Class: The Mysterious Disappearance of Agatha Christie -

The History Chicks: Agatha Christie -


Agatha Christie Surfing -

Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey (Talks about how Lord Carnarvon funded the Tut discovery) -

Agatha Christie’s Estate Website -

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Save a Waltz for Zelda Fitzgerald

Our second episode of Storical is all about Zelda Fitzgerald, wife and muse to F. Scott Fitzgerald, and author-artist in her own right. Zelda died on March 10, 1948. My apologies as my voice starts to give out toward the end of the episode.

New episodes first Monday of the month. You can listen on Apple Podcasts/iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Pocket Casts, or Stitcher.

Books & Media Mentioned:

Zelda - Nancy Milford:

Flappers: Six Women of a Dangerous Generation - Judith Mackrell:

Careless People: Murder, Mayhem and the Invention of The Great Gatsby - Sarah Churchwell:

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald - Therese Anne Fowler:

Z: The Beginning of Everything (TV show on Amazon):

Beautiful Fools - R. Clifton Spargo:

Clips of Zelda from Midnight in Paris:

Bonus not mentioned in episode! Natasha Richardson as Zelda in a made for TV movie: