Books by Leanda de Lisle

THE WHITE KING by Leanda de Lisle
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 31, 2017

"Recent elections in Britain and the United States have produced surprisingly dysfunctional governments. De Lisle's fine, revisionist view of Charles may arouse nostalgia for a time when national leaders, elected or not, looked out for the nonzealous majority."
Biography of an English king whose "life and reign add up to far more than the sum of his mistakes." Read full book review >
TUDOR by Leanda de Lisle
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"Hard to follow at times but also a reliable and amply researched guide for Tudor enthusiasts."
The most dysfunctional family in English history gets its due. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 13, 2009

"A slow-smoldering, steadily argued work of historical significance."
The Grey sisters receive a compelling treatment from De Lisle (After Elizabeth: The Rise of James of Scotland and the Struggle for the Throne of England, 2006). Read full book review >