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Girl by the Road at Night

By David Rabe - Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

In Girl by the Road at Night, two unlikely souls come together for a short time, simply because they both need the connection ...Read Review

Uncommon Arrangements: Seven Portraits of Married Life in London Literary Circles, 1910-1939

By Katie Roiphe - Published 2007 (US)Published 2008 (UK)

Genres:

Nonfiction

Uncommon Arrangements describes the marriages of several famous writers as works in progress. These husbands and wives struggled valiantly with their dissatisfactions with ...Read Review

The Concord Quartet

By Samuel A. Schreiner - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

In the 1830s Concord, Massachusetts, was only a small farming town, but it managed to attract the most extraordinary minds of the age, ...Read Review

A Dead Language

By Peter Rushforth - Published 2006

Genres:

Literary

Benjamin Franklin Pinkerton is the naval lieutenant who abandons Madam Butterfly in Puccini’s famous opera. A Dead Language, sequel to Pinkerton’s ...Read Review

The Interpretation Of Murder

By Jed Rubenfeld - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1909, Sigmund Freud paid his one and only visit to the United States. He referred to Americans as “savages” for the rest of ...Read Review

Sex with the Queen : 900 Years of Vile Kings, Virile Lovers, and Passionate Politics

By Eleanor Herman - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

  It’s not easy to be queen! Royal marriages are arranged for political advantage, not for the happiness of the bride or ...Read Review

The Tattoo Artist

By Jill Ciment - Published 2005

Genres:

AdventureEpicLiterary

Young Sara Ehrenreich is in love in New York City. She is Jewish and bohemian, artist and anarchist, and completely in thrall to ...Read Review

Adiós Hemingway

By Leonardo Padura Fuentes - Published 2005

Genres:

Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

Writer Ernest Hemingway was a “man’s man,” known for his zeal for violence in many forms, from bullfights and safaris to his ...Read Review

Borges and the Eternal Orangutans

By Luis Fernando Verissimo - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In Borges and the Eternal Orangutans, the theme is that there is no such thing as a coincidence. The narrator—a meek translator ...Read Review

Pinkerton’s Sister

By Peter Rushforth - Published 2004Published 2005

Genres:

Literary

For some people, a love of reading becomes a grand passion. Alice Pinkerton, housebound madwoman in turn-of-the-century New York City, lives entirely for ...Read Review