Book Reviews Archive 2007

Adam Kirsch on David A. Bell's The First Total War (January 10, 2007)
Jane Robins and Brendan Simms on Jeremy Black's George III: America's Last King (January 14 / February 11, 2007)
Michael Coren on David Starkey's Monarchy (January 27, 2007)
Frances Wilson on Sarah Gristood's Elizabeth and Leicester: Power, Passion, Politics (February 4, 2007)
Jesse Childs on Chris Skidmore's Edward VI: the Lost King of England (February 4, 2007)
Kate Colquhoun on Matthew Dennison's The Last Princess: the Devoted Life of Queen Victoria's Youngest Daughter (February 11, 2007)
Flora Fraser on Jeremy Black's George III: America's Last King and Stella Tillyard's A Royal Affair: George III and His Scandalous Siblings (February 18, 2007)
Charlotte Hobson and Selwa Roosevelt on Frances Welch's A Romanov Fantasy: Life at the Court of Anna Anderson (February 18 / September 30, 2007)
Hugh Barnes on Virginia Rounding's Catherine the Great: Love, Sex, and Power (March 16, 2007)
Lucy Hughes-Hallett on Maureen Waller's Sovereign Ladies: The six reigning Queens of England (March 21, 2007)
Donna Rifkind on Anchee Min's The Last Empress (April 10, 2007)
Megan Marshall on Nancy Goldstone's Four Queens: The Provenšal Sisters Who Ruled Europe (May 27, 2007)
Sir John Ure on Lord Charles FitzRoy's Return of the King: The Restoration of Charles II (May 31, 2007)
Kevin Lowe on Paul Strathern's Napoleon in Egypt and David A Bell's The First Total War (May 31, 2007)
Michiko Kakutani and Christopher Hitchens on Jeremy Paxman's On Royalty (June 15 / July 8, 2007) (For this entry in particular, I reiterate that I do not endorse the views expressed by Mr. Hitchens in his review.)
Richard Francis on Ian Mortimer's The Fears of Henry IV: the Life of England's Self-Made King (July 12, 2007)
John Davis and Randy Dotinga on Catrine Clay's King, Kaiser, Tsar: Three Royal Cousins Who Led the World to War (July 15 / 24, 2007)
Matthew Dennison on Tim Heald's Princess Margaret: a Life Unravelled (July 26, 2007)
Adam Zamoyski and Christopher Sylvester on Munro Price's The Perilous Crown: France Between Revolutions 1814-1848 (August 30 / September 29, 2007)
Frances Wilson and Helen Castor on Alison Weir's Katherine Swynford: The Story of John of Gaunt and His Scandalous Duchess (September 27 / October 11, 2007)
Frances Wilson on Linda Porter's Mary Tudor: the First Queen (November 8, 2007)
Matthew Dennison on Kenneth Baker's George III: A Life in Caricature (December 1, 2007)
Saul David on Philip Marsden's The Barefoot Emperor: An Ethiopian Tragedy (December 14, 2007)
Simon Scott Plummer and Philip Mansel on Avi Schlaim's Lion of Jordan: the Life of King Hussein in War and Peace (December 29, 2007; January 9, 2008)

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