Marie M. Mullaney

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The Shadow King: The Life and Death of Henry VI

A complex, yet highly readable and immaculately researched biography for those interested in British royalty and medieval history.

Lady First: The World of First Lady Sarah Polk

Greenberg's sensitive portrait should appeal to a wide audience, from serious historians to general readers interested in the lives of first ladies and achieving women.

Henry VIII: And the Men Who Made Him

A thorough read for all interested in the Tudor era, the Reformation, and the British monarchy.

A History of France

Despite its comprehensive coverage, Norwich's latest is a highly readable history for Francophiles.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life

For informed readers interested in contemporary American politics as well as women's rights and biographies on influential women. [See Prepub Alert, 4/23/18.]

Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women's Anger

Rejecting any call for "anger management," Chemaly concludes by recommending ten ways women can develop what she calls "anger competence," so as to harness anger as a tool for change. For feminists, sociologists, and politically involved readers.

Phoebe Apperson Hearst: A Life of Power and Politics

Scholars and general readers alike should welcome this terrific account of a fascinating woman who was involved in an array of Progressive Era activities. Highly recommended for lovers of biography and women's history as well as those interested in the Gilded Age and Progressive periods.

Napoleon: The Spirit of the Age. Vol. 2: 1805–1810

Broers creates a brilliantly researched and exquisitely detailed work, though the heavy emphasis on military history will unfortunately deter all but the most serious fans of this period.

Francis I: The Maker of Modern France

For general readers interested in 16th-century Europe, French history, and royal biographies.

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