Ann Chamberlin

About the Night

By Anat Talshir - By Evan Fallenberg (trans.) - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

Talshir, winner of the Nahum Sokolov Prize (the Israeli Pulitzer), writes her first novel here, the story of Elias, a Christian Arab, and ...Read Review

Ruffian Dick: A Novel of Sir Richard Francis Burton

By John Enright - By Joseph Kennedy - Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Famously, Sir Richard Francis Burton’s staid widow burned all his papers upon his death; she knew what the famous not-so-Victorian explorer, early ...Read Review

Max

By Penny Hueston (trans.) - By Sarah Cohen-Scali - Published 2016Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young AdultLiterary

Originally written in French, this is a startling YA read. It opens as Max addresses us directly from his mother’s womb, ‘I ...Read Review

Thérèse Makes A Tapestry

By Alexandra S.D. Hinrichs - By Renée Graef (illus.) - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The same Getty Museum that produced the classic Marguerite Makes a Book brings us this new picture book about Thérèse, who ...Read Review

The Cairo Code

By Glenn Meade - Published (c1999)Published 2016

Genres:

MilitaryThriller

The Cairo Code was a bestseller when originally published as The Sands of Sakkara. A corpse found floating in the modern Nile causes ...Read Review

Homegoing

By Yaa Gyasi - Published 2016Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

In the 18th century in what is now Ghana, then the Gold Coast, half-sisters are born in different villages. One grows up to ...Read Review

Son of the Morning

By Mark Adler - Published 2016

Genres:

FantasySaga

This massive saga begins in 1337 “sometime between Lammas and Michaelmas,” when young King Edward III decides to defy “the French King Philip’s ...Read Review

The Ironsmith

By Nicholas Guild - Published 2016

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Noah is a pious Galilean ironsmith whose cousin Joshua, a carpenter, begins preaching a dangerous message after the death of John the Baptist. ...Read Review

Winterwode

By J. Tullos Hennig - Published 2015

Genres:

Fantasy

At the end of the 12th century, King Richard I, on his way home from the Crusades, is captured and held for ransom ...Read Review

Infidel Kings and Unholy Warriors: Faith, Power, and Violence in the Age of Crusade and Jihad

By Brian A. Catlos - Published 2014

Genres:

Nonfiction

If you’re looking for a source to simplify your cast of characters or timeline for a black-and-white novel of the Crusades or ...Read Review