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Philippa Gregory was born in Nairobi, Kenya on January 9, 1954. She received a B.A. in history at Sussex University in 1982 and a Ph.D. in 18th-century literature from the University of Edinburgh in 1984. She has taught at numerous universities and was made a fellow of Kingston University in 1994. Her historical novels include: Wideacre, The Queen's Fool, The Virgin's Lover, The Constant Princess, The Boleyn Inheritance, The Other Queen, The White Queen, The Red Queen, The Lady of the Rivers and The White Princess. She has also written several contemporary fiction works including Perfectly Correct, The Little House and Zelda's Cut. She adapted her novel A Respectable Trade, about the slave trade in England, into a four-part series for BBC television. Her script won an award from the Committee for Racial Equality. She won the Feminist Book Fortnight Award in 1990 and the Romantic Novelist of the Year Award in 2002. Her book, The Other Boleyn Girl, won the Parker Romantic Novel of the Year award and was adapted into a major feature film in 2008 starring Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson. The White Queen was adapted into an original cable series on the Starz nertwork in 2013 starring Max Irons and Rebecca Ferguson. Her title The Kings Curse made the New York Times bestseller list in 2014. Her title, The Taming of the Queen, made the New York Times bestseller list in 2015. Her latest bestseller is Three Sisters, Three Queens. Gregory also writes children's books, is a regular contributor to newspapers and magazines, a frequent broadcaster for radio and television, and runs a small charity that builds wells in schoolyards in Gambia. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Other Boleyn Girl… (more)
The Other Boleyn Girl 15,080 copies, 377 reviews
The Queen's Fool (Author) 5,986 copies, 130 reviews
The Boleyn Inheritance (Author) 5,903 copies, 169 reviews
The Constant Princess 5,761 copies, 159 reviews
The White Queen 4,915 copies, 219 reviews
The Virgin's Lover 4,745 copies, 90 reviews
The Red Queen 3,260 copies, 122 reviews
The Other Queen 3,143 copies, 104 reviews
The Lady of the Rivers 2,332 copies, 95 reviews
Wideacre 2,145 copies, 51 reviews
The Kingmaker's Daughter 1,718 copies, 65 reviews
The White Princess 1,509 copies, 48 reviews
The Favoured Child 1,353 copies, 16 reviews
Meridon 1,286 copies, 14 reviews
Earthly Joys 1,285 copies, 29 reviews
The King's Curse 1,165 copies, 36 reviews
The Taming of the Queen 1,112 copies, 41 reviews
The Wise Woman 1,077 copies, 30 reviews
Three Sisters, Three Queens 1,042 copies, 35 reviews
A Respectable Trade 882 copies, 14 reviews
Virgin Earth 827 copies, 13 reviews
The Last Tudor 824 copies, 23 reviews
Tidelands 747 copies, 32 reviews
Changeling 683 copies, 39 reviews
Fallen Skies 536 copies, 16 reviews
Dark Tides 362 copies, 20 reviews
The Little House 310 copies, 15 reviews
Stormbringers 284 copies, 14 reviews
Fools' Gold 174 copies, 3 reviews
Zelda's Cut 168 copies, 5 reviews
Perfectly Correct 123 copies, 9 reviews
Alice Hartley's Happiness 115 copies, 4 reviews
Bread and Chocolate 113 copies, 5 reviews
Dawnlands 100 copies, 4 reviews
Dark Tracks 64 copies
Earthly Joys/Virgin Earth 35 copies, 1 review
Normal Women 3 copies
No title 2 copies
Tidelands 1 copy
Middlemarch (Afterword, some editions) 16,794 copies, 317 reviews
Katherine (Foreword, some editions) 2,848 copies, 87 reviews
The Other Boleyn Girl [2008 film] (Original book) 158 copies, 1 review
Why Willows Weep: Contemporary Tales from the Woods (Contributor) 23 copies, 2 reviews
A Feast of Stories (Contributor) 15 copies, 1 review
Grant Me the Carving of My Name (Foreword, some editions) 6 copies, 1 review

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