Multi-Period

The Great Pretenders: The True Stories Behind Famous Historical Mysteries

By Jan Bondeson - Published 2004

Genres:

Nonfiction

In his examination of six historical mysteries, Bondeson’s investigative skills unmask famous pretenders and notorious imposters. His solutions are based on medical ...Read Review

The Margaret-Ghost

By Barbara Novak - Published 2003

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Novak relates the life of Margaret Fuller, New England feminist and contemporary of Emerson and Thoreau, through Angelica Bookbinder, a professor writing a ...Read Review

A Thousand Years over a Hot Stove

By Laura Schenone - Published 2003

Genres:

Nonfiction

Subtitled “A History of American Women Told Through Food, Recipes, and Remembrances,” Schenone examines the foods and food-related traditions of native Americans, early ...Read Review

Tilt: A Skewed History of the Tower of Pisa

By Nicholas Shrady - Published 2003

Genres:

Nonfiction

This book, which cleverly physically tilts in the manner of its subject, is a lucid and engaging history of the famous tower, including ...Read Review

Vancouver

By Alison Griffiths - By David Cruise - Published 2003

Genres:

Saga

This sweeping novel of Vancouver, British Columbia, opens in the Alaskan ice age with Tooke, a Siberian of African descent, setting out across ...Read Review

Where the Light Remains

By Hayden Gabriel - Published 2002Published 2003

Genres:

Saga

Set in Cornwall in 1886 and 1986, Where the Light Remains weaves together the stories of two women, their marriages and their personal voyages. 1886: in ...Read Review

The Book of Abraham

By Marek Halter - Published 2003

Genres:

Saga

The Book of Abraham begins with the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem in 70 AD as Abraham the Temple scribe and his family ...Read Review

The Wind of the Khazars

By Marek Halter - Published 2003

Genres:

SagaThriller

Half historical novel, half political thriller, Halter’s novel (translated into English for the first time) creates disturbing parallels between the 10th century ...Read Review

The Salt Roads

By Nalo Hopkinson - Published 2003Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

It takes a powerful author to tie together the stories of a Nubian prostitute in ancient Jerusalem, a black showgirl in 19th-century Paris, ...Read Review

River of Fire

By Qurratulain Hyder - Published 1998Published 2003

Genres:

Saga

Originally published in 1959 as Aag ka Darya; English edition “transcreated from the original Urdu by the author.” A sweeping saga that covers over ...Read Review