The Lost Journals of Michelangelo: Volume II by Gayle Millbank
Approx. 17,370 words.
Published on January 18, 2012.
This book continues Michelangelo's life from when he was thirty-three until his funeral. In these frustrating years he dealt with a succession of popes, the rise and fall of the Medicis, two tombs- one in Rome and one in Firenze, back-breaking frescos, and architectural challenges. Read this journal to see what he was thinking as he lived his super-human life.