Doubleday Canada to publish Tina Brown’s THE PALACE PAPERS: Inside the House of Windsor—the Truth and the Turmoil
Crown, an imprint of the Random House Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, announced today that it will publish bestselling author Tina Brown’s THE PALACE PAPERS: Inside the House of Windsor—the Truth and the Turmoil on April 12, 2022.
THE PALACE PAPERS will be published in hardcover and digital formats by Crown, and an audio edition will be simultaneously released by Penguin Random House Audio. THE PALACE PAPERS will be simultaneously published in Canada by Doubleday Canada, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada and in the UK by Century, an imprint of Penguin Random House UK. The book is being edited by Crown SVP and Publisher Gillian Blake and by Ben Brusey, Publishing Director, Century, Penguin Random House UK. Brown is represented by Eric Simonoff at William Morris Endeavor. The jacket image for THE PALACE PAPERS was also revealed today, first shared by Brown on social media and available for download here.
Said Brown, “This is, above all, the survival story of a family in which the pre-eminence of duty is in constant tension with the very human desires of love, ambition, and the longing for escape. Writing it has been a fascinating journey.”
Picking up where The Diana Chronicles left off, THE PALACE PAPERS reveals how the monarchy reinvented itself after the traumatic years when Diana’s blazing celebrity ripped through the House of Windsor like a comet and the Royal Family vowed “never again.” Brown takes readers on a tour de force journey that shows the Queen’s stoic resolve as she coped with the deaths of Princess Margaret, the Queen Mother and Prince Philip, and triumphed in her Jubilee years even as the family dramas raged around her. She explores Prince Charles’s determination to make Camilla his queen, the tension between two princes on “different paths,” the ascendance of the resolute Kate Middleton, the disturbing allegations surrounding Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein, and Harry and Meghan’s stunning decision to “step back” as senior royals. Despite the fragile monarchy’s best efforts, “never again” seems fast approaching.
Full of powerful revelations, nuanced details and searing insight, THE PALACE PAPERS will irrevocably change the way readers perceive and understand the Royal Family.
About the Author
TINA BROWN is an award-winning writer and editor of Tatler, Vanity Fair, and The New Yorker and founder of The Daily Beast and the Women in the World summits. Her 2007 biography of the Princess of Wales, The Diana Chronicles, topped the New York Times bestseller list and was called “the best book on Diana” by The New Yorker. In 2017 she published The Vanity Fair Diaries, chosen as one of the best books of the year by Time, People, Amazon, The Guardian, The Economist, Entertainment Weekly and Vogue. She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth for her services to journalism.