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In the Garden of Beasts

By Erik Larson - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

“Once, at the dawn of a very dark time, an American father and daughter found themselves suddenly transported from their snug home in ...Read Review

Gautama Buddha: The Life and Teachings of the Awakened One

By Vishvapani Blomfield - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

This fascinating book pieces together what little is known about Gautama, the historical Buddha who lived – in accordance with the historical tradition favoured ...Read Review

Treblinka

By Chil Rajchman - Published 2010

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Nonfiction

The Holocaust changed our language. The word ‘holocaust’ itself has had, since 1945, no other meaning than that which conjures the unimaginable horrors of ...Read Review

Royal Pains: A Rogue’s Gallery of Brats, Brutes and Bad Seeds

By Leslie Carroll - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

If your view of royalty is romantic, complete with genteel ladies and gents, elegant soirees and lovely manners, you’ll never view them ...Read Review

American Uprising: The Untold Story of America’s Largest Slave Revolt

By Daniel Rasmussen - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

It’s a good bet—anyone who knows anything about American history has heard of the slave revolts led by John Brown and ...Read Review

She-Wolves

By Helen Castor - Published 2010Published 2011

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Nonfiction

When one thinks of English Queens, one of the first to come to mind is Elizabeth I, but she could be numbered as ...Read Review

Strange Meetings: The Poets of the Great War

By Harry Ricketts - Published 2010

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Nonfiction

The relatively small number of British poets who have come to epitomise the experience of the Great War continues to exert a literary, ...Read Review

London’s Sinful Secret: The Bawdy History and Very Public Passions of London’s Georgian Age

By Dan Cruickshank - Published 2010Published 2011

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Architectural historian Dan Cruickshank’s newest book is a lengthy but fascinating examination of a not-so-secret aspect of Georgian London: the sex industry. ...Read Review

Bloodlands

By Timothy Snyder - Published 2010

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Nonfiction

The bloodlands are defined by the author as that part of central Europe – Poland, Ukraine, Belarus and the Baltic states – which suffered grievously ...Read Review

Wartime Notebooks

By Linda Coverdale (trans.) - By Marguerite Duras - By Sophie Bogaert and Olivier Corpet (eds.) - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

This is a difficult book to categorise as Duras’s notebooks, like those of most writers, are an amalgam of different things. The ...Read Review

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