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Devastation Road

By Jason Hewitt - Published 2016Published 2017



As the title suggests, Devastation Road is an intense, often surreal account of a man’s wartime journey and its aftereffects. Owen is ...Read Review

The World of Tomorrow

By Brendan Mathews - Published 2017


This ambitious, sprawling adventure imagines New York City and the 1939 World’s Fair in all its jazzy glory. Mathews, a professor of creative ...Read Review

The Long Drop

By Denise Mina - Published 2017



In the mid-1950s, Glasgow police discover a horrid triple murder: three women, brutally slain. The women, the wife, daughter, and sister-in-law of ...Read Review

White Highlands

By John McGhie - Published 2017


In 1952 Kenya, Englishman Johnny Seymour has found a refuge from his wartime traumas in the Information Department under his old CO Grogan Littleboy, ...Read Review

Hunting Prince Dracula

By Kerri Maniscalco - Published 2017


Children/Young Adult

Hunting Prince Dracula is the second in the Stalking Jack the Ripper series by Kerri Maniscalco. In this installment, Audrey Rose Wadsworth and ...Read Review

The Butcher, the Baker, the Candlestick Maker: The Story of Britain through its Census, since 1801

By Roger Hutchinson - Published 2017



This is a readable and entertaining account of why and how the UK started its decennial censuses starting in 1801. Like so many now-venerable ...Read Review

Rebel Cities: Paris, London and New York in the Age of Revolution

By Mike Rapport - Published 2017



In Rebel Cities, Mike Rapport ties together three of the great cities of the late 18th-century world, London, Paris, and New York, in ...Read Review

1924: The Year that Made Hitler

By Peter Ross Range - Published 2016



While most books about Hitler focus on WWII, Range’s book focuses primarily on a single, pivotal year. This year could have been ...Read Review

England’s Cathedrals

By Simon Jenkins - Published 2016



As a companion piece to his successful England’s Thousand Best Churches, the author has produced a guide to the cathedrals of England: 42 ...Read Review

The Other Hoffman Sister

By Ben Fergusson - Published 2017


In 1902, Ingrid Hoffmann’s family moves to German South West Africa, where her father makes his fortune, but the seeds of disaster are ...Read Review