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Book News May 2020

The Habsburgs: To Rule the World Hardcover – 12 May 2020 (US & UK) In The Habsburgs, historian Martyn Rady tells the epic story of the Habsburg dynasty and the world it built — and then lost — over nearly a millennium, placing it in its European and global contexts. Beginning in the Middle Ages, the Habsburgs [read more]

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Book News November 2019

The Prince & I: My Life with Prince Bira of Siam Paperback – 12 November 2019 (US) & 7 October 2019 (UK) The Prince & I is the story of the passionate love of Bira, Prince of Siam, grandson of King Mongkut of The King & I fame, and the young Englishwoman who would become his [read more]

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Book News August 2019

Maria Romanov: Third Daughter of the Last Tsar, Diaries and Letters, 1908–1918 Hardcover – 20 August 2019 (US) & 30 June 2019 (UK) In Maria Romanov: Third Daughter of the Last Tsar, Diaries and Letters, 1908–1918, by translator and researcher Helen Azar with George Hawkins, Mashka’s voice is heard again through her intimate writings, presented for [read more]

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Book News May 2019

The Young Victoria Hardcover – 14 May 2019 (UK) & 7 May 2019 (US) This beautiful, extensively researched volume investigates the birth and early life of one of the most familiar British monarchs, Queen Victoria (1819–1901). A wealth of material, including many unexamined sources and unpublished images, sheds new light on Victoria’s youth. Included here are [read more]