Just another GR refugee. Other than that, I had a stroke in 2004, and read almost anything I can get my hands on, though I have a particular weakness for history, mystery, and historical fiction.
How to be a Tudor is exactly what it is labeled as - a "dawn to dusk guide" to the Tudor era. It covers some of the same ground as Ian Mortimer's Time Traveler's Guide to Elizabethan England, but discusses much that book does not, and covers a wider timespan, from 1485 to the start of the 17th century.
And it is excellent. We start with getting up in the morning, at cock's crow, which in summer would be about 4 AM, and a discussion about beds, and why Shakespeare leaving his wife the second best bed wasn't an insult. (Beds were among the most valuable things people owned, probably second only to land, if they owned any.)
We then go through the Tudor day, dealing with everything from prayers to meal times (aristocrats were very sniffy about the lower orders starting to eat breakfast), and what people ate.
What did people eat? They ate bread, and they spent far more (proportionally) on food than we do. Consider what you eat today. How much of it is made of items not grown in Tudor England (basically anything from the New World, from chocolate to corn)? Substitute bread. How much of it is available to you this time of year, in a world without refrigeration? Substitute bread.
That's a lot of bread.
As with anything, some of the subjects covered are of more interest to me than others - but a truly comprehensive and fascinating book. Recommended to anyone interested in the period.