A Treasury of Royal Scandals: The Shocking True Stories of History’s Wickedest, Weirdest, Most Wanton Kings, Queens, Tsars, Popes, and Emperors by Michael Farquhar. From Nero’s nagging mother (who also became his lover) to Catherine’s stable of studs, here is a wickedly delightful look at the most scandalous doings you never learned about in history class. Trade paperback