Simon & Schuster

The Stowaway: A Young Man’s Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica

By Laurie Gwen Shapiro - Published 2018

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AdventureNonfiction

The Roaring ‘20s were a time of ebullience and adventure: ticker-tape parades for heroes such as Lucky Lindy, with his solo flight across ...Read Review

Pale Horse Riding

By Chris Petit - Published 2017

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This is a strange and unsettling novel, primarily due to its setting. The place of Auschwitz permeates the book. It is set mainly ...Read Review

The Philosopher’s Flight

By Tom Miller - Published 2018

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Fantasy

If you can get past the absurd source of the “magic” that powers this world (sigils drawn in various powders act like electricity, ...Read Review

Blood of the Innocents

By MICHAEL JECKS - Published 2017

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AdventureMilitary

This is the third book in a trilogy on the Hundred Years War, the first being about the Battle of Crecy (Fields of ...Read Review

The Rules of Magic

By Alice Hoffman - Published 2017

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This prequel to Hoffman’s famous Practical Magic portrays the story of the Aunts and their intriguing past. Franny, Bridget (Jet), and Vincent ...Read Review

Affections

By Rodrigo Hasbún - By Sophie Hughes (trans.) - Published 2017

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Literary

The National Liberation Army, founded by Che Guevera in the mid-20th century, spread through and splintered Latin America, touching millions of individuals ...Read Review

If Not Now, When?

By Primo Levi - By William Weaver (trans.) - Published (c1983)Published 2017

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Literary

Primo Levi’s novel, If Not Now, When?, was first translated from the Italian in 1983. Levi has written several novels chronicling Jewish experiences ...Read Review

A Talent for Murder

By Andrew Wilson - Published 2017

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Mystery/Crime

In December 1926, Agatha Christie went missing for ten days. The police organised searches for her, and press speculation reached frenzied heights. She was ...Read Review

The Outcasts of Time

By Ian Mortimer - Published 2017

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Time-slip

Two brothers, John and William, one a stonemason and the other a wool merchant, walk home in December 1348, passing through a Devon landscape ...Read Review

Killers of the Flower Moon: Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI

By David Grann - Published 2017

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NonfictionWestern

Killers of the Flower Moon is the true story of a shocking episode in US history. Set in the first half of the 20...Read Review