Released less than a month ago, María Pilar Queralt's latest book, As Mulheres do Marquês de Pombal, has become a great success in Portugal. Two weeks ago it was placed at number seven in the Non Fiction category of the best seller list by the bookstore chain Bulhosa, and last week it reached number one among History books in FNAC Portugal. Diario de Noticias echoed the news of the splendid public reaction to the book with an interview with Maria Pilar in which she commented on her interest in Portugal's history, about her ambition to write about history from a feminine point of view and the problems she had to find information about "Portugal's least romantic man"'s private life. She also appeared in the tv station RTP1; you can watch the interview (which we're sure won't be her last about the book) in this link.
· Queralt, María Pilar