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By Tea Cooper -
1922 Sydney. Verity Binks wants to be a reporter like her father and grandfather, but with soldiers coming home from the Great War, she ...Read Review
By Laura E. Weymouth -
In 1920 England, Wilhelmina “Wil” Price’s deathsense—her ability to sense a person’s death hours to days before it happens—has made ...Read Review
By Alan Robert Clark -
This is a poignant, if occasionally sentimental musing on mortality, ageing, forgiveness, and the regrets of a long life. In 1926, 39-year-old WWI veteran ...Read Review
By Noelle Salazar -
Greta Garbo’s white satin gown from the 1923 film, The Star, is the centerpiece at the Smithsonian’s Hollywood Glamour Exhibition in 2023. As ...Read Review
By Mary Miley -
Jessie Beckett is sure she heard two gunshots when Allen Crenshaw crumpled to the stage. She and her best friend, singer-dancer Adele Astaire, ...Read Review
By Guzel Yakhina - By Polly Gannon (trans.) -
A Volga Tale tells a tale of two worlds on opposite sides of the Volga River. On the left bank is the endless ...Read Review
By Joanna Nadin -
If you want a coming-of-age book full of warmth and wit, look no further than Carnegie-nominated author Joanna Nadin’s story of 1920s ...Read Review
By Nancy Bilyeau -
1923 New York. Zia De Luca is a widow of the First World War. She and her young son live with her in-laws in ...Read Review
By Francis Spufford -
It is 1922, and in a mythical city in the Midwestern United States an Aztec-style murder has been discovered on a rooftop. This sets ...Read Review
By M. A. Kuzniar -
Artist Forster and his journalist flat mate Marvin are struggling to establish careers in 1920s London. When they stumble upon invitations to a ...Read Review
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