20th Century

Music of Falling Water

By Julia Oliver - Published 2001



Like the soft lap of waves on a shore, this tale of a family in early 20th century Alabama gives the reader a ...Read Review

Some Things that Stay

By Sarah Willis - Published 2001


This prize-winning novel came complete with a list of superlatives as recommendation. Tamara is a teenager growing up in 1950s America. Her family ...Read Review

Ribbon of Years

By Robin Lee Hatcher - Published 2001



Julianna, forty-something and disappointed with her life, wanders in on an intimate circle of friends. They have joined to share the memories of ...Read Review

Highland Hopes

By Gary E. Parker - Published 2001



Abigail Faith Porter, Granny Abby to her family, was born in 1900. Now over 100, she recalls the first thirty years of life in the ...Read Review

Visible Spirits

By Steve Yarbrough - Published 2001



In the Mississippi Delta where plantations were carved from forest, Jim Crow challenges Reconstruction. It is 1902 and echoes of field chants, like threads ...Read Review

Losing Julia

By Jonathan Hull - Published 2001



For a first novel, Losing Julia is an amazingly well crafted story. The tale opens as World War I veteran Patrick Delaney, in ...Read Review

The Nautical Chart

By Arturo Pérez-Reverte - Published 2001



The Nautical Chart is a modern tale of mystery and suspense. Coy is a Spaniard, a career seaman who finds himself beached by ...Read Review

Quartered Safe Out Here: A Recollection of the War in Burma

By George MacDonald Fraser - Published 2001



A down and dirty book that doesn’t skimp on the detail. Here are the war memories of George Macdonald Fraser, which include ...Read Review

Standing at the Scratch Line

By Guy Johnson - Published 1998Published 2001


This is probably the most violent book I have read, but I continued in the knowledge that I was experiencing a part of ...Read Review

Here’s to You, Jesusa!

By Elena Poniatowska - Published 2001


Biographical FictionLiterary

First published in Spanish in 1969, Here’s to You, Jesusa! is the fictional autobiography of a poor Mexican woman, here translated into English. ...Read Review