Topic: Tudor England

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  • Three "beautiful" Orange Prize finalists

    Chapter & Verse Three "beautiful" Orange Prize finalists

    Barbara Kingsolver's "The Lacuna" was one of "three beautiful daughters" agonized over by this year's Orange Prize judges.

  • Wolf Hall

    “Wolf Hall,” winner of this year’s Booker Prize, offers a sympathetic portrayal of Thomas Cromwell, the power behind Henry VIII's throne.

  • 'Empires of the Sea'

    A dramatic retelling of the 16th-century clash of Christian and Muslim armies.

  • Book buzz

    What reviewers are saying this week.