Literary

Foreign Bodies

By Cynthia Ozick - Published 2010Published 2011

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Literary

I had never read any of Ozick’s work before this one. Being a diehard Henry James devotee, I was intrigued by the ...Read Review

The Hurlyburly’s Husband

By Jean Teulé - Published 2010

Genres:

LiteraryRomance

The Marquis de Montespan and his new wife Athenais are a truly devoted love match, which is a rare thing amongst the nobility ...Read Review

Rodin’s Debutante

By Ward Just - Published 2011

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Literary

The first short section presents Tommy Odgen, an early 20th century Illinoisan whose inherited railroad money allows him to indulge in his favorite ...Read Review

The Sojourn

By Andrew Krivak - Published 2011

Genres:

LiteraryMilitary

The Sojourn is a beautiful sliver of a literary novel.  A story about fathers, brothers, and finding inner strength, it is set against ...Read Review

The Bird Sisters

By Rebecca Rasmussen - Published 2011

Genres:

LiterarySaga

This story opens in the summer of 1947 in Spring Green, Wisconsin.  Sisters Milly and Twiss are fourteen and twelve respectively.  There does not ...Read Review

Stalina

By Emily Rubin - Published 2011

Genres:

Literary

Stalina is a determined Russian immigrant who arrives in the United States after the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991. Immediately her instincts ...Read Review

The Borgia Betrayal

By Sara Poole - Published 2011

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Literary

Rome, 1493: Francesca Giordano, a young woman of dark passions and even darker talents, is the court poisoner to Pope Alexander VI, Rodrigo Borgia. ...Read Review

The Calligrapher’s Secret

By Anthea Bell (trans.) - By Rafik Schami - Published 2010Published 2011

Genres:

LiterarySaga

Noura is a woman who is educated by her scholarly father in mid-20th century Damascus, Syria.  However, that spirit of curiosity and ...Read Review

The Druggist of Auschwitz

By Dieter Schlesak - Published 2011

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

This work, described as a ‘documentary novel’, follows the true story of Dr. Victor Capesius, an ethnic German pharmacist from Transylvania who eventually ...Read Review

The War in Bom Fim

By Moacyr Scliar - Published 2010

Genres:

LiterarySaga

The late Moacyr Scliar, one of Latin America’s most important contemporary writers, gives us a portrait of the Jewish neighborhood in Brazil ...Read Review

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