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The Roundtable
11:12 am
Fri January 4, 2013

"To Marry an English Lord"

With Downton Abbey is all the Public Television rage, the book – To Marry an English Lord is back in print and being lauded as source material by the show’s creator, Julian Fellowes.

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The Roundtable
10:35 am
Fri November 16, 2012

The Graves Are Walking: The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People

John Kelly’s new book about the Irish Potato Famine is deeply researched, compelling in its details, and startling in its conclusions about the appalling decisions behind a tragedy of epic proportions.

It started in 1845 and before it was over more than one million men, women, and children would die and another two million would flee the country. Measured in terms of mortality, the Great Irish Potato Famine was the worst disasters in the nineteenth century—it claimed twice as many lives as the American Civil War.

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The Roundtable
12:47 pm
Mon April 23, 2012

Her Majesty: Queen Elizabeth II and her Court

Robert Hardman discusses his book, Her Majesty: Queen Elizabeth II and her Court.

The Roundtable
11:35 am
Tue March 20, 2012

That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor

We speak with Anne Sebba about her book, That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor.

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