Book Reviews

Book News January 2022

*contains affiliate links* Mary, Queen of Scots Book of Days  Hardcover – 9 September 2021 (UK) & 1 January 2022 (US) Hugely informative and stunningly produced, the Mary, Queen of Scots Book of Days pairs a practical perpetual diary with a wealth of material on the life and times of Mary, Queen of Scots (1542 -1587). [read more]

Book Reviews

Book News September 2021

*contains affiliate links* The Queen  Hardcover – 3 June 2021 (UK) & 1 September 2021 (US) In this brand-new biography of the longest-reigning sovereign in British history, Matthew Dennison traces her life and reign across an era of unprecedented and often seismic social change. Stylish in its writing and nuanced in its judgements, The Queen charts the [read more]

Elizabeth II

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee emblem revealed

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee emblem has been revealed after a competition run by the V&A in conjunction with Buckingham Palace. The winning design was submitted by Edward Roberts from Nottinghamshire. He is a 19-year-old graphic design student at the University of Leeds. He will see his emblem feature prominently throughout the celebrations of the first-ever [read more]

Book Reviews

Book News June 2021

*contains affiliate links* Queen Victoria: This Thorny Crown (Spiritual Lives)  Hardcover – 8 June 2021 (US) & 8 April 2021 (UK) This biography evokes the pervasive importance of religion to Queen Victoria’s life but also that life’s centrality to the religion of Victorians around the globe. The first comprehensive exploration of Victoria’s religiosity, it shows [read more]