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Princes of the Renaissance: The Hidden Power Behind an Artistic Revolution

By Hollingsworth - By Mary - Published 2021

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Nonfiction

This gorgeous illustrated book tells many wonderful stories. Its main characters are “princes” in the broad sense of powerful rulers, as Machiavelli and ...Read Review

I’m Staying Here

By Marco Balzano -

Genres:

Literary

This fascinating story set in northern Italy, on the Austrian border, begins in 1923 and ends in 1950. It’s told in first-person narrative as ...Read Review

The Mystery of Love

By Andrew Meehan - Published 2020

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In this strikingly original and ambitious book, Andrew Meehan gives us an account of the marriage of Constance and Oscar Wilde seen through ...Read Review

I’m Staying Here

By Marco Balzano - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

Translations often give us insights into times and places we seldom encounter in our native literature. I’m Staying Here (Resto Qui) is ...Read Review

Estoril

By Dejan Tiago-Stankovic - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

In June 1940, a ten-year-old Jewish boy from Antwerp arrives alone at the Hotel Palácio Estoril outside Lisbon. Gaby, short for Gavrihel, brings ...Read Review

Breakout at Stalingrad

By Heinrich Gerlach - Published 2018

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This is two books in one.  The first 550 pages is the book itself by Heinrich Gerlach, and the Appendix of 150 pages, by Carsten ...Read Review

Black Robe

By Brian Moore - Published 2017Published c1985

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LiteraryThriller

The black robe of the title is a Jesuit missionary, Father Laforgue, who arrives in 17th– century French Canada hoping for martyrdom among ...Read Review

The Polyglots

By William Gerhardie - Published 2017Published c1925

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First published in 1925, The Polyglots is set in the Far East when the world is recovering from the horrors of WW1. It is ...Read Review

Langrishe, Go Down

By Aidan Higgins - Published 2017Published c1966

Genres:

Literary

Set in Ireland in the 1930s, the novel basically focuses on a love affair between Ingrid Langrishe, an Irishwoman, and a German scholar ...Read Review

Pachinko

By Min Jin Lee - Published 2017

Genres:

Saga

An ambitious multigenerational family saga evocative of Pearl S. Buck’s The Good Earth, Lee’s second novel, Pachinko, is engaging, complex, and ...Read Review