Suffragette titles shortlisted for biography prize

Two books on suffragettes are on the shortlist for this year’s 'Slightly Foxed' Best First Biography Prize. Sophia, Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary by Anita Anand (Bloomsbury), about Indian suffragette Sophia Duleep Singh, joins Lady Constance Lytton – Aristocrat, Suffragette, Martyr by Lyndsey Jenkins (Biteback), about a lady-in-waiting to Queen Victoria who disguised herself and took on a false name to fight for rights for women. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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