Books by Helen Rappaport

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 26, 2013

"An unbiased, worthwhile recollection of the marvelous invention of photography."
Watson, the curator of the Fox Talbot Museum, and historian Rappaport (A Magnificent Obsession: Victoria, Albert, and the Death That Changed the British Monarchy, 2013, etc.) develop the intricate history of photography. Read full book review >
HISTORY
Released: March 13, 2012

"Fluid reading by the knowledgeable author of Queen Victoria: A Biographical Companion."
Absorbing account of the making of a queen through her awful, protracted grief. Read full book review >
THE LAST DAYS OF THE ROMANOVS by Helen Rappaport
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 3, 2009

"Solid political and social history, related with the vigor of a true-crime thriller."
You-are-there account of the grim 1918 countdown toward the deaths of Tsar Nicholas II and his family. Read full book review >