HNR Issue 79 (February 2017)

The Murder of Willie Lincoln

By Burt Solomon - Published 2017



The winter of 1862 in Washington, DC is no time or place for the weak, certainly not for young John Hay, personal secretary to ...Read Review

The Dressmaker’s Dowry

By Meredith Jaeger - Published 2017


In her first novel, Meredith Jaeger links a present-day San Francisco career woman with two immigrant dressmakers from the mid-19th century. They ...Read Review

The Making of Mollie

By Anna Carey - Published 2016


Children/Young Adult

I was immediately drawn into this story by the easy tone of 14-year-old Mollie writing to her friend at boarding school. The book ...Read Review

Anna and the Swallow Man

By Gavriel Savit - Published 2017


Children/Young Adult

This is the author’s first book. Anna and the Swallow Man is a dark and beautiful novel about the complexities of mankind ...Read Review