Jazz Age

Irrepressible: The Jazz Age Life of Henrietta Bingham

By Emily Bingham - Published 2015

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Nonfiction

Perhaps the most important task of the biographer is not just to tell the facts but to put the subject’s life in ...Read Review

The Daughters

By Adrienne Celt - Published 2015

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In her debut novel, Adrienne Celt composes an operatic story that follows a mysterious curse running through the family of renowned singer, Lulu, ...Read Review

Ruddy Gore

By Kerry Greenwood - Published (c1995)Published 2015

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Mystery/Crime

It is not at all surprising that this novel has gone through several editions since 1995, when it was first published in Australia.  It ...Read Review

The Witch of Lime Street: Séance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World

By David Jaher - Published 2015

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Nonfiction

In 1924, with America’s interest in Spiritualism in full swing, Scientific American sponsored a contest offering a cash prize to the first authentic ...Read Review

Death of a Century

By Daniel Robinson - Published 2015

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Literary

In Greenwich, Connecticut, in the 1920s, the aftereffects of the Great War are still felt by newspaperman Joe Henry and his colleague, Wynton ...Read Review

Wilberforce

By H.S. Cross - Published 2015

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Wilberforce chronicles life for Morgan Wilberforce at St. Stephen’s boys’ academy in 1926, where boredom and hormones are often released with spats on ...Read Review

Saint Mazie

By Jami Attenberg - Published 2015

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Mazie Phillips is a neighborhood fixture in 1920s New York City. She’s the ticket taker at The Venice movie theater, she’s ...Read Review

Come Hell or Highball

By Maia Chance - Published 2015

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Mystery/Crime

In Prohibition-era New York City, we are introduced to a 31-year-old society matron, Lola Woodby, who has survived a loveless marriage with highballs, ...Read Review

The Flying Circus

By Susan Crandall - Published 2015

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The ´20s are in full swing as three strangers’ lives collide in a burst of dazzling stunts and graceful planes, but each one ...Read Review

Superfluous Women

By Carola Dunn - Published 2015

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Mystery/Crime

In 1927, Daisy Dalrymple goes to the countryside to recover from an illness. A school friend of hers is living in a house near ...Read Review