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The General’s Cook

By Ramin Ganeshram - Published 2018

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Biographical Fiction

It’s no mystery why so many historical novels have featured cooks as protagonists – food is one of the most vivid windows into ...Read Review

Sugar Money

By Jane Harris - Published 2017Published 2018

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Just before Christmas 1765, two mixed-race slaves, Lucien and his older brother Emile, are charged by their master Father Cléophas to travel from ...Read Review

The Samurai of Seville

By John J. Healey - Published 2017

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East and West collide in 1615 when a group of Samurai warriors travels from Japan to Spain and later to Rome on a diplomatic ...Read Review

The Hamilton Affair

By Elizabeth Cobbs - Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Thanks to a certain musical and a newfound appreciation for the Founding Fathers (and mothers), Alexander Hamilton and his wife, Elizabeth Schuyler, are ...Read Review

Donovan’s Devils: OSS Commandos Behind Enemy Lines

By Albert Lulushi - Published 2016

Genres:

MilitaryNonfiction

Between 1942 and 1945, William Donovan’s Office of Strategic Services commandos executed hundreds of missions in support of Allied efforts in World War II. ...Read Review

Oil and Marble: A Novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo

By Stephanie Storey - Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

1501: Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti return to their Florentine homeland in the opening years of the 16th century. At 50 years of age, ...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

Little Bighorn

By John Hough Jr. - Published 2014

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AdventureMilitary

His mother’s dalliance with Col. George Armstrong Custer lands eighteen-year-old Allen Wright a position as the colonel’s aide. Riding with the ...Read Review

Fields of Glory

By Jean Rouaud - By Ralph Manheim (trans.) - Published 1993Published 2012

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Literary

This deeply moving little book comes to the reader softly, like a rainstorm of the lower Loire. Words patter on the rooftops and ...Read Review

Music of a Life

By Andrei Makine - By Geoffrey Strachan (trans.) - Published 2002Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

In this densely written novella, Russian author Andrei Makine evokes the grim, gray, repressive atmosphere of Soviet Russia from the early 1940s to ...Read Review