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By Louise Erdrich -
In 1953, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 108, designed to terminate federal recognition of several Native American tribes. Facing the loss of his ...Read Review
By Alina Adams -
In 2019, a cantankerous, self-aggrandizing, but still loveable Russian immigrant grandmother takes a gift at her 45th wedding anniversary party and raises her arms ...Read Review
By Aaron Jackson -
The phrase “child of the theater” has never been more literally or comically depicted than in this delightful romp of a book. August ...Read Review
By Katy Simpson Smith -
Andiamo a Roma! We’ll visit the Eternal City four times in Katy Simpson Smith’s brilliant new novel The Everlasting, set in ...Read Review
By Paul Wolfe -
In 1964, Washington socialite Mary Pinchot Meyer was murdered during her daily walk in Georgetown. The murder remains unsolved to this day, and rumors ...Read Review
By Chris McCormick -
In his debut novel, The Gimmicks, Chris McCormick weaves an unusual tale of three Armenians living in the long shadow of the Armenian ...Read Review
By Bernard Cornwell -
In Sword of Kings, the twelfth book in Bernard Cornwell’s popular Saxon series, Uhtred of Bebbanburg has grown older and wiser, but, ...Read Review
By Ann Patchett -
At the end of World War II, Cyril Conroy buys the Dutch House, a large, glass house on the outskirts of Philadelphia formerly ...Read Review
By Meg Waite Clayton -
There are many unsung heroes – known as Righteous Gentiles – who risked their own lives to save Jewish people from extermination under Nazi rule. ...Read Review
By Caroline Lea -
Rósa Magnusdottir’s mother is ill, hungry and coughing away in the chill and mud of their croft in a late 17th-century ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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