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Bookreporter Talks To

Feb 12, 2020

Allison Pataki is a New York Times Bestselling author who has written historical fiction, children's picture books, and a memoir. Carol talks with Allison about her new novel, The Queen's Fortune, which tells the story of ruling families after the French Revolution, and the power one woman finds in her relationship with Napoleon. The two discuss women at the forefront of history, Allison's research in Paris, and the ways in which Allison's personal life has affected her historical storytelling over the years.

Books discussed in this episode:

The Queen's Fortune: A Novel of Desiree, Napoleon, and the Dynasty That Outlasted the Empire by Allison Pataki

Beauty in Broken Places: A Memoir of Love, Faith, and Resilience by Allison Pataki

Where the Light Falls: A Novel of the French Revolution by Allison Pataki

Sisi: Empress on Her Own by Allison Pataki

The Accidental Empress by Allison Pataki

The Traitor's Wife by Allison Pataki

Nelly Takes New YorkA Little Girl's Adventures in the Big Apple by Allison Pataki

Polly Takes Paris: A Little Girl's Adventures in the City of Light by Allison Pataki


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