Cleopatra: The Queen Who Challenged Rome and Conquered Eternity

By Alberto Angela - Published 2021



Popular Italian historian Angela’s docudrama covers a crucial fourteen years of Roman history, complete with feasts, battles, and two legendary love affairs. ...Read Review

The Radio Operator: A Novel

By Ulla Lenze - Published 2021



In 1925, 23-year-old Josef Klein leaves Germany for New York. A friendly print shop owner in Manhattan offers him a job. In time a ...Read Review

The Children’s Train

By Viola Ardone - Published 2021


In 1946 Italy, those living in the south are severely impoverished by the war. A children’s train will be taking groups of hungry, ...Read Review

The Color of Air: A Novel

By Gail Tsukiyama - Published 2020


On November 21, 1935, Mauna Loa in Hawaii erupted. Smoked filled the sky, and lava flowed from the volcano towards the town of Hilo at ...Read Review

The American Fiancée

By Eric Dupont - Published 2020



This rollicking Canadian novel, composed in lavish storytelling style, sweeps back and forth through the 20th century, spanning the Lamontagne family history, along ...Read Review

The Florios of Sicily

By Katherine Gregor (trans.) - By Stefania Auci - Published 2020



Translated from Italian, this novel follows seventy years of the 19th century’s most powerful real-life family of Sicily. The story opens in 1799 ...Read Review

The German House

By Annette Hess - Published 2019


World War II is no more than a hazy memory for 24-year-old Eva Bruhns, who in 1963 Frankfurt is more concerned with her demanding ...Read Review