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.
As a young man, Frank Sinatra set out to be the best singer in the world. A new biography of the singer draws on new information to reveal how his legendary voice took him to the top … with help from the mob. The authors talk about the complex emotional life of this American icon.
- Robbyn Swan co-author
- Anthony Summers former BBC journalist and author of six best-selling books, including "The File on the Tsar," "Conspiracy," "Official and Confidential" and "The Arrogance of Power."
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