Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
With the success of Netflix’s The Crown and Masterpiece’s
Victoria, it’s obvious that the complex, dazzling, and often-scandalous lives
of royal women fascinate us. While those from the British royal family may be
the most well known, there are and have been countless fascinating tales of
royalty from around the world. Below are a collection of novels and
biographies about some of the most compelling royal women of all time. READ