Vintage

Belonging: The Story of the Jews, 1492-1900

By Simon Schama - Published 2017

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Nonfiction

This is the second book in Schama’s magisterial history of the Jews, following the Jewish people from the expulsion from Spain in 1492 ...Read Review

Death Zones

By Simon Pasternak - Published 2017

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Literary

Belorussia in the hot summer of 1943. The embattled German forces are struggling in their brutal war of occupation, and the story is narrated ...Read Review

A Bold and Dangerous Family: The Remarkable Story of an Italian Mother, Her Two Sons, and Their Fight Against Fascism

By Caroline Moorehead - Published 2017

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Nonfiction

I have to confess I had never heard of the Rosselli family before reading this biography. My ignorance may be partly symptomatic of ...Read Review

Stalin’s Meteorologist: One Man’s Untold Story of Love, Life, and Death

By Olivier Rolin - Published 2017

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Nonfiction

In 1934 Alexey Feodosievich Wangenheim, senior government meteorologist and loyal Communist Party member of long standing, is collected by the security services, summarily tried ...Read Review

Hitler’s First Victims: And One Man’s Race for Justice

By Timothy W. Ryback - Published 2017

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Nonfiction

This is the account of the men who were the first to be incarcerated in the newly-built concentration camp at Dachau, near Munich. ...Read Review

Mothering Sunday

By Graham Swift - Published 2016Published 2017

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Literary

Despite the title, Mothering Sunday is lacking in mothers. It is the story of what a young housemaid and orphan, Jane Fairchild, chooses ...Read Review

The World Hegemon: The British Isles 1832-1914

By William D. Rubinstein - Published 2015

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Nonfiction

During Queen Victoria’s reign, and the period leading up to the outbreak of the First World War, Britain enjoyed a ‘golden age’ ...Read Review

The Fires of Autumn

By Irène Némirovsky - By Sandra Smith (trans.) - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)

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Literary

In 1912, a comfortable middle-class Parisian family, widowed Adolphe, his 15-year-old daughter Thérèse and his mother-in-law, sit down to Sunday lunch with ...Read Review

Clever Girl

By Tessa Hadley - Published 2014

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A girl on the brink of young adulthood. A young woman on the edge of maturity, unsure of whether, or how, to take ...Read Review

The Mist in the Mirror

By Susan Hill - Published 1999Published 2014

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Mystery/CrimeThriller

Susan Hill is most famous for her spine-chiller, The Woman in Black, and once more she brings us the supernatural. The novel opens ...Read Review

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