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The Queen: Her Life

Published so soon after the queen’s death, Morton’s biography will be popular as a new generation of British royals takes the stage.

Elizabeth & Margaret: The Intimate World of the Windsor Sisters

Morton’s insightful analysis of the complex relationship between Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret succeeds in humanizing two extremely public figures and the myths surrounding them. It will engage history buffs, biography readers, and especially fans of The Crown.

Wallis in Love: The Untold Life of the Duchess of Windsor, the Woman Who Changed the Monarchy

A satisfying read about a woman of layered intent and the love of her life whom she never fully obtained. With frequent mentions of tantrums and pettiness, social climbing and backstabbing, this is a worthwhile account for all interested in the era.

17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History

This tale of British history, cover-ups, and surprising connections to the Nazi party truly intrigues. It provides a closer look into the world of royals during the first half of the 20th century when there was still so much being kept secret. [See Prepub Alert, 9/14/14.]

Spanish Lake

By juxtaposing vintage film with residents' memories, this chronicle demonstrates how a shortsighted housing policy caused such a dramatic decline. The reflections of locals reveal attitudes toward race that may be useful considering the national conversation that has taken place around Ferguson, MO, a short eight miles from Spanish Lake. Timely and thought provoking.


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