The High Life
Too-often regarded as dull compilations of dusty facts, biographies are rarely bestsellers, Amanda Eyre Ward writes. But Amanda Foreman's Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire reads like a racy novel, complete with enough rocky relationships, torrid trysts, and illegitimate childbirths to keep Jerry Springer in business for weeks.
"...Duchess of Devonshire, preparing for a night out on the town. It is 1775, and she has fashioned a..."
Feb. 2, 2001 Books Feature by Amanda Eyre Ward