Category Archives: Non-fiction
The Lonely Life: by Bette Davis
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If Bette Davis had been a ship, she’d have be a polar icebreaker. If Bette Davis had been a dog…

Queen Victoria’s Mysterious Daughter; A Biography of Princess Louise: by Lucinda Hawksley
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Queen Victoria: the maternal dragon who gave name to the Victorian era had eight children and was none too fond…

Grace: by Grace Coddington
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I’m sorry to say I only first heard of Grace Coddington while watching ‘The September Issue’, the fast-paced 2009 documentary…

A Thousand Miles To Freedom: My Escape From North Korea: by Eunsun Kim
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                Eunsun Kim had a relatively happy childhood. As naive to the problems…

A Story Lately Told: by Anjelica Huston
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A Story Lately Told lightly chronicles the actress Anjelica Huston’s early childhood years in Ireland, Europe, and America. During the…

Queen Isabella: Treachery, Adultery, and Murder in Medieval England: by Alison Weir
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How can you not be interested in a Medieval Queen nicknamed ‘The She-Wolf of France’? Queen Isabella was a model…

The Sisters Who Would Be Queen: by Leanda de Lisle
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Few today remember teenage royal Jane Grey, ‘the nine days queen’, who was deposed by Queen Mary and soon thereafter…

Out of Egypt: by André Aciman
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Egypt in another world, Alexandria in a time that will never come again. André Aciman lays down an intricate web…

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