Wednesday, April 04, 2012

The Royals

'Game of Thrones'
2012 marks the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the throne.  As might be imagined, there are a number of latest, recent, and regarded books about the Queen specifically or royal history in general.

Here's a quick list of fascinating titles...

The Real Elizabeth by Andrew Marr
Elizabeth the Queen by Sally Bedell Smith
The Queen Mother by William Shawcross
The King's Speech by Mark Logue
The Reluctant King by Sarah Bradford
She-Wolves : The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth by Helen Castor
Henry VIII : The King and His Court by Alison Weir
Six Wives by David Starkey
The Sisters Who Would be Queen by Leanda De Lisle
The Firm by Penny Junor
That Woman : The Life of Wallis Simpson by Anne Sebba
Behind the Palace Doors by Michael Farquhar