Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan
Publisher: Random House (Audio)
Date: July 2019
Duration: 9 hours 10 minutes
When it came to hunting, she was a master shot. As a dress designer, few could match. An ingenious architect, she innovated the use of marble in her parents' mausoleum on the banks of the Yamuna, which inspired her stepson's Taj Mahal. And she was both celebrated and reviled for her political acumen and diplomatic skill, which rivaled those of her female counterparts in Europe and beyond.