Past Event

Philippa Gregory: The Beginnings of The Royals

Tue, Oct 25 2011 - 6:00pm

Philippa Gregory: The Beginnings of the Royals

Historian; Novelist; Author, The Other Boleyn Girl, The Lady of the Rivers and The Women of the Cousin’s War
 
In conversation with Dr. Mary Bitterman, President, Bernard Osher Foundation; Chair, The Commonwealth Club’s Board of Governors
 
Acclaimed historian and novelist Gregory illuminates the scandals, battles and political infighting that dot the British royal landscape. With over 8 million copies of her books in print,  she has crafted a notable career bringing the Tudor court to vibrant life through novels, including The Other Boleyn Girl. Now, Gregory exposes a dynasty rife with complex rivalries, loves and hatreds. Come hear the juicy, intricate details of where the royals began.
 
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program, 7 p.m. book signing
Cost: $20 standard, $12 members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Also know: Underwritten by The Bernard Osher Foundation. Photo by Johnny Ring.