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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

Genres:

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

Genres:

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

Genres:

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

Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out

By Howard Goldblatt (trans.) - By Mo Yan - Published 2012

Genres:

Literary

For a landlord, Ximen Nao wasn’t such a bad man. He was kind to his tenants, his wife, his concubine, and even ...Read Review

Big Breasts & Wide Hips

By Howard Goldblatt (trans.) - By Mo Yan - Published 2004Published 2012

Genres:

Literary

No matter who holds the rifles in China—invading Japanese, nationalist Kuomintang or the Communists—the problem is the same for “Mother”: a ...Read Review

Letters from an Unknown Woman

By Gerard Woodward - Published 2011

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It is 1941. Tory Pace’s children have been evacuated from London to the safety of Upper Slaughter in the Cotswolds, and she has ...Read Review

Dreams of My Russian Summers

By Andrei Makine - By Geoffrey Strachan (trans.) - Published 2011

Genres:

Literary

Winner of both the Prix Goncourt and Prix Medici in 1995, Makine’s lyrical novel about homeland, memory, and belonging is beautifully absorbing reading ...Read Review