20th Century

Death of a Nationalist

By Rebecca C. Pawel - Published 2003

Genres:

Thriller

In making us feel the omnipresence of fear, hunger, violence, suspicion, love, destruction, courage, cowardice, survival and death as a way of life, ...Read Review

The Steadfast

By M.A. Schweitzer - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Schweitzer’s first novel attempts to place the reader in Edwardian England, with side trips to Dutch South Africa, in a wide-ranging tale ...Read Review

Tales of Grabowski

By John Auerbach - Published 2003

Genres:

LiteraryShort Stories

The two novellas and several short stories in this posthumous collection (John Auerbach passed away in November, 2002, while the book was in preparation) ...Read Review

The Arbogast Case

By Thomas Hettche - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

Adults attracted to legal thrillers will find this highly recommended book a must read. It stands somewhat distinguished from writings of American authors. ...Read Review

The Mingrelian Conspiracy

By Michael Pearce - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The duties of Captain Cadwallader Owen, the Mamur Zapt, are never done. In 1908 Cairo, he has two tough situations to resolve. Lately the ...Read Review

The Accompanist

By Nina Berberova (trans. Maria Schwartz) - Published 2003

Genres:

Literary

Sonechka is a gifted, somewhat immature pianist chosen to be the accompanist to a self-indulgent soprano and her manager husband. Though she is ...Read Review

The Last Summer

By John Hough Jr. - Published 2003

Genres:

Romance

In the turbulent summer of 1968, Lane Hillman, fresh out of Harvard, is spending one more summer working for his father, John Hillman, the ...Read Review

Jubal

By Gary Penley - Published 2003

Genres:

Saga

Depression-era Mississippi is the setting for this family story, as seen through the eyes of a now grown-up Lucas Dunaway. Lucas and his ...Read Review

Dawn Over Kitty Hawk

By Walter J. Boyne - Published 2003

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This year we celebrate 100 years of aviation, from the biplane to the space shuttle. Dawn Over Kitty Hawk is a fitting tribute to ...Read Review

To Live

By Michael Berry (trans.) - By Yu Hua - Published 2003

Genres:

LiterarySaga

Fugui, wastrel scion of the Xu family, gambles away the last of their property. But in 1940s China, that is not a bad ...Read Review