Multi-Period

India Treasures

By Gary Worthington - Published 2001

Genres:

Saga

A sweeping saga of India past and present, India Treasures concerns the history of India as revealed through the history of Mangarh, a ...Read Review

Wheels, Clocks, and Rockets: A History of Technology

By Donald Cardwell - Published 1994Published 2001

Genres:

Nonfiction

As the tide seeps in, it moves the beach a grain of sand at a time. So, until very recently, it has been ...Read Review

Death Of A River Guide

By Richard Flanagan - Published 2001

Genres:

Saga

This novel is a wondrous piece of skilled work, and, incredibly, Richard Flanagan’s first novel. His language is as rich and fecund ...Read Review

The Songcatcher

By Sharyn McCrumb - Published 2001

Genres:

Saga

Accompanying one Appalachian family down through the years is a ballad first learned by Scotsman Malcolm McCourry aboard ship in 1751. Another inheritance brought ...Read Review

A Treasury Of Royal Scandals

By Michael Farquhar - Published 2001

Genres:

Nonfiction

Writing in a vividly ironic style, Farquhar exposes the excruciating, ridiculous, poignant, stupid, and incredibly weird activities of the ruling classes — royal, imperial, ...Read Review

Random Passage

By Bernice Morgan - Published 2000

Genres:

Saga

(reviewed alongside Waiting for Time) These two novels, relating one family’s struggles and triumphs in Newfoundland from the early 19th century until ...Read Review

Waiting for Time

By Bernice Morgan - Published 1999

Genres:

AdventureSaga

These two novels, relating one family’s struggles and triumphs in Newfoundland from the early 19th century until the present, were originally written ...Read Review

My Dream of You

By Nuala O'Faolain - Published 2001

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/Crime

A beloved colleague’s abrupt death propels travel writer Kathleen de Burca into a quest for personal and historical truths in this debut ...Read Review

Home Across the Road

By Nancy Peacock - Published 2001

Genres:

LiterarySaga

Generations of the Redd family, divided into the white Redds and the black Redds, people this novel which the New York Times Book ...Read Review

The Discovery of Chocolate

By James Runcie - Published 2001

Genres:

Alternate HistoryFantasyLiterary

Humor and endearing candor ring through the narrative voice of Diego de Godoy. Notary to Cortés, the conquistador, he falls in love ...Read Review