Nonfiction

Across Many Mountains: A Memoir

By Yangzom Brauen - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

Kunsang is a young nun, spending years learning the rituals and meditation techniques central to Tibetan Buddhism. Her life seems blessed and peaceful ...Read Review

The Young Victoria

By Alison Plowden - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

This reprint of the 1981 classic is sure to please readers old and new. A short book written in a casual narrative style, this ...Read Review

All the King’s Cooks: The Tudor Kitchens of Henry VIII at Hampton Court

By Peter Brears - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

From the storage of game without modern refrigeration to the extraordinary size of the staff required to cater a banquet, Peter Brears’ All ...Read Review

Eva Braun: Life with Hitler

By Damion Searls (trans.) - By Heike B. Görtemaker - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

This meticulously-researched and documented biography is far more than the story of Eva Braun, Hitler’s longtime mistress and, very briefly, wife. Gö...Read Review

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

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