Biography & Autobiography Books - Royalty - Bestsellers - Page 2

George V: Never a Dull Moment By Jane Ridley Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780062567499
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Published: Harper - January 4th, 2022

From one of the most beloved and distinguished historians of the British monarchy, here is a lively, intimately detailed biography of a long-overlooked king who reimagined the Crown in the aftermath of World War I and whose marriage to the regal Queen Mary was an epic partnership


When Women Ruled the World: Making the Renaissance in Europe By Maureen Quilligan Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781631497964
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Published: Liveright - October 12th, 2021

In this game-changing revisionist history, a leading scholar of the Renaissance shows how four powerful women redefined the culture of European monarchy in the glorious sixteenth century.


Royal Witches: Witchcraft and the Nobility in Fifteenth-Century England By Gemma Hollman Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781643137704
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Published: Pegasus Books - July 13th, 2021

The stories of four royal women, their lives intertwined by family and bound by persecution, unravel the history of witchcraft in fifteenth-century England.

Until the mass hysteria of the seventeenth century, accusations of witchcraft in England were rare.


Elizabeth & Margaret: The Intimate World of the Windsor Sisters By Andrew Morton Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781538700457
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 5th, 2022

Perfect for fans of The Crown, this captivating biography from a New York Times bestselling author follows Queen Elizabeth II and her sister Margaret as they navigate life in the royal spotlight.

They were the closest of sisters and the best of friends.


Gossamer Years: Love, Passion and Marriage in Old Japan - The Intimate Diary of a Female Courtier By Edward G. Seidensticker (Translator), Dennis Washburne (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Edward G. Seidensticker (Translator), Dennis Washburne (Foreword by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9784805316863
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - May 10th, 2022

"A self-portrait devastating in its honesty...written passionately and without a thought to how readers might judge her actions."--Donald Keene


Meghan and the Unmasking of the Monarchy By Andrew Morton Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781538747339
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 19th, 2021

Extensively updated with brand new chapters and images chronicling Meghan Markle's life after the royal wedding, this revised edition of renowned royal biographer Andrew Morton's New York Times bestselling biography is a comprehensive look at the American actress who—like Princess Diana before her—threw the British monarchy into turmoil.

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MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed bin Salman By Ben Hubbard Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984823830
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Published: Crown - April 13th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS CHOICE • A gripping, behind-the-scenes portrait of the rise of Saudi Arabia’s secretive and mercurial new ruler

“Revelatory . . . a vivid portrait of how MBS has altered the kingdom during his half-decade of rule.”—The Washington Post  


The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra By Helen Rappaport Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250067456
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 16th, 2015

A 12-WEEK NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Helen Rappaport paints a compelling portrait of the doomed grand duchesses." People magazine


Augustus: First Emperor of Rome By Adrian Goldsworthy Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780300216660
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Published: Yale University Press - September 29th, 2015

The dramatic story of Augustus, Rome’s first emperor, who plunged into Rome’s violent power struggles at the age of nineteen, proceeded to destroy all rivals, and more than anyone else created the Roman Empire
 
"A fascinating study of political life in ancient Rome."—Nick Romeo, Christian Science Monitor

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My Husband and I: The Inside Story of the Royal Marriage By Ingrid Seward Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781471159565
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Published: Simon & Schuster UK - November 20th, 2018

A vivid and revealing portrait of the royal marriage of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip—perfect for fans of the popular Netflix TV series The Crown.

When a young Princess Elizabeth met and fell in love with the dashing Naval Lieutenant Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, it wasn’t without complications.


Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman By Robert K. Massie Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780345408778
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - September 18th, 2012

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An “absorbing” (Los Angeles Times) biography of one of the most remarkable, powerful, and captivating women in Russian history—from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs


The Romanovs: 1613-1918 By Simon Sebag Montefiore Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780307280510
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Published: Vintage - May 16th, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the national bestselling author of Stalin: An "epic history on the grandest scale” (Financial Times) about the most successful dynasty of modern times, a family who created the world’s greatest empire—and then lost it all.