San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join us for drinks, nibbles and a facilitated conversation!
Reading stimulates the mind, opens the door of opportunity and helps us develop and grow - "you will be the same person five years from now except for the people that you meet and the books that you read" (anon).
The aim of the POD Book Chats – Women in Business Book Club is to encourage reading and provide you with an opportunity to network with a diverse group of business women.
The 26th October 2016 POD Book Chat: Catherine The Great by Robert K Massie
A tale of power, perseverance and passion . . . a great story in the hands of a master storyteller. "The Wall Street Journal" The Pulitzer Prize winning author of "Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, "and" The Romanovs "returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure German princess who became one of the most remarkable, powerful, and captivating women in history. Born into a minor noble family, Catherine transformed herself into empress of Russia by sheer determination. For thirty-four years, the government, foreign policy, cultural development, and welfare of the Russian people were in her hands. She dealt with domestic rebellion, foreign wars, and the tidal wave of political change and violence churned up by the French Revolution.
You can buy the book direct from the book depository https://www.bookdepository.com/Catherine-Great-Robert-K-Massie