Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
We have less than one week to close the gap on our fiscal-year budget - please help us reach our goal by making your donation today. Thank you!

Knights Templar Inspires Trio of Best-Selling Books

The Knights Templar, a Crusades-era group of Christian monks turned soldiers, have inspired a trio of current best-selling books -- The Last Templar by Raymond Khoury, The Templar Legacy by Steve Barry and the ubiquitous best-seller The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown.

Alex Chadwick discusses the literary fascination with the Knights Templar with Laura Miller, book critic for Salon.com.

Copyright 2023 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.