Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World

By A. J. Baime - Published 2017Published 2018

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Nonfiction

Many thousands of words have been written about the Presidency of Harry S. Truman. This remarkable book is an intimate biographical portrait about ...Read Review

Ecstasy

By Mary Sharratt - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This is an intimate deep-dive into the thoughts of the composer Alma Schindler Mahler during her marriage to Gustav Mahler. Her upbringing in ...Read Review

The Weight of Ink

By Rachel Kadish - Published 2017

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In modern-day London, a cache of mid-17th-century papers is found, apparently untouched for three centuries, in a house under renovation. The Hebrew ...Read Review

The Half Wives

By Stacia Pelletier - Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

May 22, 1897, is the day young Jack Plageman died, leaving his parents, Henry and Marilyn, forever seeking some sense of normalcy and control. We ...Read Review

The Eastern Shore

By Ward Just - Published 2016Published 2016-10-18

Genres:

Literary

This slow-moving story features Ned Ayres, a man who has grown up to become a newspaper editor, a profession his father does not ...Read Review

Judas

By Amos Oz - By Nicholas de Lange (trans.) - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

Jerusalem in the winter of 1959-1960, and Shmuel Ash drops out of his postgraduate university studies with his life in a mess: his ...Read Review

The Fortunes

By Peter Ho Davies - Published 2016

Genres:

LiterarySaga

This four-part literary blend of fact and fiction powerfully lays out the Chinese-American experience. In the 1860s, Ah Ling, son of a “ghost” (...Read Review

The Castle of Kings

By Oliver Pötzsch - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Germany, 1524. Agnes is the daughter of a castellan whose home is the former seat of the Holy Roman Empire, but now fallen into ...Read Review

Fever at Dawn

By Elizabeth Szász (trans.) - By Péter Gárdos - Published 2016

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1945 and war has just ended in Europe. Miklós (family name not revealed) and Lili Reich were both Jewish-Hungarian prisoners and survivors of ...Read Review

The Sky over Lima

By Andrea Rosenberg (trans.) - By Juan Gómez Bárcena - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

An amusing true story of catfishing before its time, The Sky over Lima takes place in 1914 Peru, where we meet two young law ...Read Review

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