Sad news - we lost Barry Unsworth, a very well respected historical fiction writer this week. i made a point of stopping by the library today to pick up one of his books. I haven't read him yet - any thoughts?
On a positive note, Passages to the Past has an amazing giveaway. Even if I don't win, I just like looking at this gorgeous Catherine Parr earrings.
The first novel in Juliet Grey's Marie Antionette trilogy has been lost in my massive TBR pile and now the second book is already out! Read an interview with her here.
No one should miss the Historical Novel Society's fantastic multi-part series asking What is Literary Historical Fiction?
And, because I'll never tire of hearing more about Hilary Mantel and the last book in the Wolf Hall trilogy, here's another article on the new historical fiction hero Thomas Cromwell.