The author of the bestselling book "The Plantagenets" picks up the story of the English crown where his last book left off. It describes how the longest-reigning British royal family tore itself apart and was replaced by the Tudors.
In her new book, cultural historian Marilyn Yalom tracks the institution of marriage and how it has affected women’s lives. She joins Diane to talk about what marriages used to mean practically and emotionally, and how marriage has both changed and remained the same through history.
- Marilyn Yalom author and Cultural historian
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