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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)
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The Other Boleyn Girl 14,575 copies, 376 reviews
The Queen's Fool (Author) 5,779 copies, 130 reviews
The Boleyn Inheritance (Author) 5,666 copies, 166 reviews
The Constant Princess 5,529 copies, 156 reviews
The White Queen 4,628 copies, 212 reviews
The Virgin's Lover 4,574 copies, 90 reviews
The Red Queen 3,078 copies, 121 reviews
The Other Queen 2,962 copies, 101 reviews
The Lady of the Rivers 2,100 copies, 93 reviews
Wideacre 2,041 copies, 49 reviews
The Kingmaker's Daughter 1,541 copies, 62 reviews
The White Princess 1,349 copies, 46 reviews
The Favoured Child 1,283 copies, 17 reviews
Earthly Joys 1,238 copies, 29 reviews
Meridon 1,212 copies, 15 reviews
The Wise Woman 1,030 copies, 30 reviews
The King's Curse 1,022 copies, 33 reviews
The Taming of the Queen 988 copies, 40 reviews
Three Sisters, Three Queens 902 copies, 34 reviews
A Respectable Trade 847 copies, 14 reviews
Virgin Earth 789 copies, 14 reviews
The Last Tudor 688 copies, 20 reviews
Changeling 614 copies, 37 reviews
Tidelands 594 copies, 30 reviews
Fallen Skies 510 copies, 16 reviews
The Little House 299 copies, 15 reviews
Dark Tides 253 copies, 17 reviews
Stormbringers 247 copies, 14 reviews
Fools' Gold 152 copies, 3 reviews
Zelda's Cut 151 copies, 5 reviews
Perfectly Correct 121 copies, 9 reviews
Alice Hartley's Happiness 111 copies, 4 reviews
Bread and Chocolate 110 copies, 5 reviews
Dark Tracks 50 copies
Earthly Joys/Virgin Earth 35 copies, 1 review
No title 2 copies

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