2007 (UK)

The Book of Samson

By David Maine - Published 2006 (US)Published 2007 (UK)


Biographical Fiction

An angel announces to Samson’s barren mother that she will give birth to a son who will be remembered for his mighty ...Read Review

The Afghan Campaign

By Steven Pressfield - Published 2006 (US)Published 2007 (UK)



Pressfield has penned an astonishing story about a young soldier coming of age during a brutal war. In the process, he opens a ...Read Review

Queen of Swords

By Sara Donati - Published 2006 (US)Published 2007 (UK)



Sara Donati revives the sweeping, no-holds-barred historical sagas of the 1970s and 1980s in Queen of Swords, the fifth book in her Bonner ...Read Review

Measuring the World

By Daniel Kehlmann (trans. Carol Brown Janeway) - Published 2006 (US)Published 2007 (UK)


Biographical Fiction

With its lively translation, Daniel Kehlmann’s Measuring the World tells the parallel stories of two scientists who were child prodigies, Alexander von ...Read Review

Crimson Portrait

By Jody Shields - Published 2006 (US)Published 2007 (UK)



In 1915, Catherine, an Englishwoman grieving for her husband who has died on a WWI battlefield, turns over their country mansion to the army ...Read Review

The Book Thief

By Marcus Zusak - Published 2006 (US)Published 2007 (UK)



1939, Nazi Germany. Liesel Meminger, the daughter of a communist, is the eponymous Book Thief, and her story is told by Death. Even before ...Read Review

The Glass Books Of The Dream Eaters

By Gordon Dahlquist - Published 2006 (US)Published 2007 (UK)



The power to absorb the intimacy of our secret selves and thereby manipulate the mind in a ruthless quest for world dominion is ...Read Review

When Madeline Was Young

By Jane Hamilton - Published 2006 (US)Published 2007 (UK)



In 1940s Chicago, ornithologist Aaron Maciver marries the beautiful, fashion-conscious Madeline. Shortly after their wedding, Madeline suffers a bicycle accident, which leaves her ...Read Review