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Ilana Masad

Ilana Masad

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Mar 15, 2016

The First Unappreciated Woman Writer

In her new novel "Margaret the First," Danielle Dutton explores the poignant life and anxieties of Margaret Cavendish, an ambitious, strange, ahead-of-her-time writer of 17th-century England.

Feb 8, 2016

The Woman Who Was Almost Queen Elizabeth I

In her new book "The Lost Tudor Princess: The Life of Lady Margaret Douglas," Alison Weir charts the confusing history of Henry VIII's niece, Lady Margaret Douglas, who lived her entire life almost becoming the Queen of England.