#6 in our new regular feature that offers up staff-selected recommendations for your consideration.
If you only choose one from that list then you will like Victoria: A novel of a young queen by Daisy Goodwin. Drawing on Queen Victoria’s diaries, which Ms. Goodwin started reading when she was a student at Cambridge University, the book brings the young nineteenth-century monarch who would go on to reign for 63 years richly to life.
The television version of this book will start on PBS January 15, but reading the book is a walk back in to history for me. And a perfect warm read on these cold days.