Tag Archives: Europe/Great Britain

Burma ’44

by James Holland

Celebrated historian of World War II James Holland chronicles the astonishing Allied victory at the Battle of the Admin Box in Burma (now Myanmar),…

Anne Boleyn & Elizabeth I

by Tracy Borman

Anne Boleyn may be best known for losing her head, but as Tudor expert Tracy Borman reveals in a book that recasts British history,…

Crown & Sceptre

by Tracy Borman

On the eve of Queen Elizabeth II’s historic 70th anniversary on the throne, Tracy Borman’s sweeping narrative of the British monarchy illuminates one of…

Eight Days at Yalta

by Diana Preston

Meticulously researched and vividly written, published on the 75th anniversary of the historic Yalta conference, Eight Days at Yalta is the definitive new history…

Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him

by Tracy Borman

From acclaimed historian Tracy Borman, a penetrating new portrait of Henry VIII and the men who greatly impacted his life and historic reign

The Victorian Visitors

by Rupert Christiansen

“Delightful . . . This eloquent and witty book does much to rescue Victorian Britain from its traditional image as a place of stolid…

Thomas Cromwell

by Tracy Borman

A fascinating biography of Henry VIII’s most trusted aide, Thomas Cromwell, a commoner who became second only to the king.

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

by Alison Weir

“Impeccable research . . . Entertaining . . . The story of England’s second Tudor monarch and his rather sordid marital life has been…

Prince of Pleasure

by Saul David

‘morton”has written a scholarly but highly readable bio, filled with rich analysis and insight. He says more in his limited space than many others…