Books by Susan Ronald

CONDÉ NAST by Susan Ronald
Released: Sept. 3, 2019

"A highly flattering biography of an important figure in American publishing."
A sympathetic life of the publisher of Vanity Fair, Vogue, and other stylish magazines. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 20, 2018

"A light, lively narrative about a singular, narcissistic woman."
A biography of a seductress, gold digger, and Nazi collaborator. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"An illuminating portrait of the 25-year-old woman who led England through religious and political crises with diplomacy, vision and pure force of will."
Ronald (The Pirate Queen: Queen Elizabeth I, Her Pirate Adventurers, and the Dawn of Empire, 2007, etc.) imparts her vast understanding of the queen who tried to establish religious tolerance in her kingdom. Read full book review >
Released: July 1, 2007

"Oft-told stories about people as familiar as family still retain their power to animate and educate."
Popular historian Ronald (The Sancy Blood Diamond, 2004, etc.) struggles mightily to find a fresh promontory from which to observe Elizabeth I's favorite rovers: John Hawkins, Francis Drake, Walter Raleigh, the Earl of Essex. Read full book review >