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What The Queen’s Jubilee Didn’t Show

Tina Brown zeroes in on the House of Windsor

Did the coverage of Elizabeth II’s Jubilee revive your interest in royals like Princess Diana and Prince William?

You might like journalist Tina Brown’s new The Palace Papers: Inside the House of Windsor — The Truth and the Turmoil. The U.S. reviews have been decent, but for a book like this, you want…



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Janice Harayda

Critic, novelist, award-winning journalist. Former book editor of the Plain Dealer and book columnist for Glamour. Words in NYT, WSJ, and other major media.