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Amanda Foreman

Amanda Foreman is a Visiting Research Fellow at Queen Mary, University of London. She won the Whitbread Prize for Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. She is married with five children, and lives in both New York and London.

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The Duchess
Written by Amanda Foreman
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | August 2008
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7969-5 (0-8129-7969-9)

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

Now a major motion picture starring Keira Knightley and Ralph Fiennes


Lady Georgiana Spencer was the great-great-great-great-aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales, and was nearly as famous in her day. In 1774 Georgiana achieved immediate celebrity by marrying William Cavendish, fifth duke of Devonshire, one of England’s... Read more






Georgiana
Written by Amanda Foreman
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | January 2001
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-0-375-75383-1 (0-375-75383-4)

The winner of Britain's prestigious Whitbread Prize and a bestseller there for months, this wonderfully readable biography offers a rich, rollicking picture of late-eighteenth-century British aristocracy and the intimate story of a woman who for a time was its undisputed leader.

Lady Georgiana Spencer was the great-great-great-great-aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales... Read more






A World on Fire
Written by Amanda Foreman
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | June 2012
$20.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75696-2 (0-375-75696-5)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

10 BEST BOOKS • THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW • 2011

 
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Washington Post • The New Yorker • Chicago Tribune • The Economist • Nancy Pearl, NPR • Bloomberg.com • Library Journal • Publishers Weekly
 
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A World on Fire
Written by Amanda Foreman
Random House | Hardcover | June 2011
$35.00/40.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-50494-5 (0-375-50494-X)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

10 BEST BOOKS • THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW • 2011

 
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Washington Post • The New Yorker • Chicago Tribune • The Economist • Nancy Pearl, NPR • Bloomberg.com • Library Journal • Publishers Weekly

Acclaimed historian... Read more





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