Nonfiction

Historical Fiction for Teens: A Genre Guide

By Melissa Rabey - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

Melissa Rabey aptly describes the task of defining teen historical fiction as “like nailing Jell-O to a wall.” Can historical fiction for young ...Read Review

Kearny’s March

By Winston Groom - Published 2011

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NonfictionWestern

The subtitle of Kearny’s March is “The Epic Creation of the American West, 1846-1847.” For a reader who is weak on American ...Read Review

Richard III and the Murder in the Tower

By Peter A. Hancock - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

For centuries, Richard III has been analyzed, villianized, apologized and more by historians, psychologists, novelists, and playwrights. The Ricardian and anti-Ricardian camps remain ...Read Review

For Honour and Fame

By Nigel Saul - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

The subtitle is Chivalry in England, 1066-1500, but this book deals with the reality, not the romantic image of colourful knights trailing favours ...Read Review

Escape from Germany

By Neil Hanson - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

The stories of escapes from POW camps in the Second World War are familiar, but how many know of the First Great Escape ...Read Review

That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson

By Anne Sebba - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

The charmingly rakish handsome prince gives up his throne for the woman he loves, who happens to be a rapacious American divorcée ...Read Review

The Northside: African Americans and the Creation of Atlantic City

By Nelson Johnson - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

Atlantic City, once a desolate seaside island with no access, was a developer’s dream. Over time, a fashionable resort for the privileged ...Read Review

Newspaper Titan

By Amanda Smith - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

Eleanor Josephine “Cissy” Medill Patterson was the first female editor and publisher to run the Chicago Tribune empire, which frequently included other Washington ...Read Review

Death in the City of Light: The Serial Killer of Nazi-Occupied Paris

By David King - Published 2011

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Mystery/CrimeNonfiction

As swastikas decorate their national monuments, French authorities make an even more horrific discovery at a house in the fashionable 16th arrondissement – burned, ...Read Review

A Book of Liszts – Variations

By John Spurling - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

The publication of John Spurling’s ‘biography’ of Franz Liszt celebrates his career as a dazzling performer, composer and conductor – a 19th century ...Read Review

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