The Mystery of Saint-Ex: Antoine de Saint-Éxupery

Portrait of Antoine de Saint-Éxupery, aviator and writer, in the cockpit of his airplane, the Caudron Simoun, 1936 in France. Keystone-France / Keystone-France via Getty Images

Since its publication in 1934, The Little Prince has become one of the world's most well-known children's books -- and the story of its author, Antoine de Saint-Éxupery, is almost as extraordinary. Tune in to learn more about the life -- and disappearance -- of this author.

Topics in this Podcast: 20th century, literary history, French history, aviation history