Nonfiction

Thomas Sutherland: A Great Victorian

By Malcolm Sutherland - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

Thomas Sutherland was born in Scotland and had an austere childhood. Even his mother did not remember the date of his birthday. Thomas ...Read Review

Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America

By Cameron McWhirter - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

One of the negative side effects of the decline in newspaper readership is that fewer people are exposed to the artistry displayed by ...Read Review

Stolen Childhoods

By Nicola Tyrer - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

This distinguished book gives us snatches, often in their own words, of the stories of children interned during World War II in Japanese ...Read Review

Venetian Navigators: The Voyages of the Zen Brothers to the Far North

By Andrea di Robilant - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

Strands of serendipity weave through the various levels on which this book is written: to start with di Robilant’s chance encounter with ...Read Review

The Favourite: Sir Walter Ralegh in Elizabeth l’s Court

By Mathew Lyons - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

Lyons’ account of Ralegh, a “self-seeking, self-publicizing butterfly”, his early life and meteoric rise to become Elizabeth’s favourite also offers a detailed ...Read Review

Behind the Palace Doors

By Michael Farquhar - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

“Five centuries of sex, adventure, vice, treachery, and folly from royal Britain.” The tribulations of the Tudors are well known, thanks to numerous ...Read Review

The Nine Lives of Otto Katz

By Jonathan Miles - Published 2011

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NonfictionThriller

Otto Katz was never a man to hide his light under a bushel, enthralling Hollywood in the Thirties with his tales of heroism ...Read Review

The Crimean War: A History

By Orlando Figes - Published 2010Published 2011

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Nonfiction

When asked about the Crimean War, many readers may be able to recall only the barest of details, such as Tennyson’s “Charge ...Read Review

The Popes: A History

By John Julius Norwich - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

Anyone with a passing interest in church history – and that really means European, indeed world history – will be fascinated by this overview of ...Read Review

1861: The Civil War Awakening

By Adam Goodheart - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

The 150th anniversary of the American Civil War is certain to contribute an avalanche of histories and biographies to bookshelves already groaning under ...Read Review

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