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By Patricia Reiss Brooks -
It gets cold in the mountains. If you’re poor and tubercular, like Alice Devlin, it gets even colder. Alice journeys to the ...Read Review
By editor - By Robert Cowley -
The What Ifs? essay collections address questions of alternate history, how things would be different if other paths had been taken at crucial ...Read Review
By T.C. Boyle -
Nothing is forbidden in Professor Kinsey’s human sexuality research, except failing to document one’s experiments for the edification of the group. ...Read Review
By John Bailey -
Salomé Müller claimed to have no memory of how she ended up as a slave in 1840s New Orleans. Was she a ...Read Review
By Lev Grossman -
In Codex, Edward Wozny, a young, dissatisfied investment banker, becomes involved with a wealthy client’s ancient library. Although he knows nothing whatsoever ...Read Review
By Shan Sa -
They say that Go, a strategic two-player game popular in both China and Japan, takes only five minutes to learn but a lifetime ...Read Review
By Ignacio Padilla -
Two men play chess on a train bound for the eastern front in 1914. The loser will serve as a soldier in a doomed ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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