Henry Holt

The Sadness of the Samurai

By Víctor del Árbol - Published 2012

Genres:

Literary

From time to time a book comes along that is staggeringly good, one that illuminates and informs readers on multiple levels, like Wolf ...Read Review

Take What You Can Carry

By Kevin C. Pyle - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This graphic novel opens with a panel showing mountaintops. As each scene pans away, more of the landscape is shown, and in the ...Read Review

Soundings: The Story of the Remarkable Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor

By Hali Felt - Published 2012

Genres:

Nonfiction

In 1948, Marie Tharp walked into the Lamont Geological Laboratory at Columbia University and demanded a job. At the time, few women worked in ...Read Review

A Place of Secrets

By Rachel Hore - Published 2010Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This story starts in the present as Jude, a young widow who works at an auction house, is sent to Norfolk to value ...Read Review

Love & Haight

By Susan Carlton - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

It’s the end of 1971, and 17-year-old Chloe and her best friend MJ take a road trip to San Francisco in a Volkswagen ...Read Review

Iago

By David Snodin - Published 2012

Genres:

Adventure

Iago, Shakespeare’s famous villain, has escaped from Cyprus, leaving a trail of corpses behind him. He falls into the hands of Annibale ...Read Review

Velazquez and the Surrender of Breda: The Making of a Masterpiece

By Anthony Bailey - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

Diego Velazquez is perhaps best known for his rendering of one of the few Spanish victories during the long war with the Netherlands; ...Read Review

An American Betrayal: Cherokee Patriots and the Trail of Tears

By Daniel Blake Smith - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

Many readers interested in Native American history may already know much about the infamous Trail of Tears suffered by the Cherokees in the 19...Read Review

Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War

By Tony Horwitz - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

With his raid and subsequent hanging in 1859, John Brown was despised as a madman in the South and revered as a patriot in ...Read Review

A Death in Summer

By Benjamin Black - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This latest offering in the Quirke series opens with the shotgun killing of newspaper proprietor Richard Jewell, aka Diamond Dick. His own paper ...Read Review