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Friday, April 21, 2017

Happy 91st Birthday to the Queen!

Today is Queen Elizabeth II’s 91st birthday.  To celebrate the longest reigning monarch in British history, CBC Books compiled a list of a dozen nonfiction, fiction and children's books that feature Elizabeth and document her extraordinary life:

The only book on that list with which I am familiar is The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett which imagines the queen’s literary odyssey.  One of the highlights of the novella is the observations about literature and reading.  I featured my favourites in an earlier blog entry:

Happy birthday, Your Majesty!