Recommended Reading
"Hearst's San Simeon - The Gardens and the Land" by Victoria Kastner

This new book explores the luxuriant gardens and pristine coastline surrounding Hearst Castle. Discover how Julia Morgan and William Randolph Hearst designed the landscape and what famous visitors thought about ďthe ranch" through stunning color photographs, historic photographs, and original drawings.
"Faces of Hearst Castle" by Jana Seely & Keri Collins

A lavishly illustrated hardcover book that provides a close look at over forty faces depicted in a cross-section of William Randolph Hearstís art collection at San Simeon.

Available for purchase in the Hearst Castle Theater lobby.

"Hearst Castle: The Biography of a Country House" by Victoria Kastner

The real story of Hearst Castle, and of the productive 28-year relationship between Hearst and his architect, Julia Morgan, who collaborated on the magnificent 165-room estate set on 250,000 breathtaking acres near the remote seaside village of San Simeon, California. More than 150 stunning color pictures. Hard cover.
published by Harry N. Abrams Incorporated
"The Chief" by David Nasaw

Based on previously unavailable sources, including Hearstís personal papers, The Chief gives a full-bodied account of the most powerful publisher America has ever known. 687 pages. Soft cover.
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