Pamela Schoenewaldt

A Man in Love

By David Dollenmayer (trans.) - By Martin Walser - Published 2019


Biographical FictionLiterary

In the summer of 1823, while on a promenade in Marienbad, Johannes Wolfgang von Goethe, then 73, literary, scientific, and cultural lion, confidant of kings, ...Read Review

Bakhita: A Novel of the Saint of Sudan

By Adriana Hunter (trans.) - By Veronique Olmi - Published 2019


Biographical FictionLiterary

This profoundly painful, beautifully written, and deeply moving fictional biography of Africa’s first canonized Catholic saint plunges the reader into the bottomless ...Read Review

Of Another Time and Place

By Brad Schaeffer - Published 2018


After World War I, Harmon Becker studies classical piano under his beloved Jewish mentor. Another Time and Place follows Harmon as he is ...Read Review

Muhammad: Prophet of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires

By Juan Cole - Published 2018



Juan Cole, widely respected expert on the Middle East, presents Muhammad: Prophet of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires, against the drumbeat of ...Read Review

The Twisted Crown

By Anita Richmond Bunkley - Published 2018


In 1846, an enslaved mother cowers by South Carolina’s Copper River with her four-year-old daughter, Eva. The mother’s hair is braided in ...Read Review

Graffiti Palace

By A. G. Lombardo - Published 2018



This visceral, often hallucinatory debut novel unfolds in August 1965, as Americo Monk, a seeker of codes and secret wisdom hidden in graffiti, makes ...Read Review

Pandemic 1918: Eyewitness Accounts from The Greatest Medical Holocaust in Modern History

By Catharine Arnold - Published 2018



As World War I was ending, influenza killed 20-50 million people worldwide. The H5N1 strain of the familiar virus attacked, seemingly preferred, ...Read Review

The Vain Conversation

By Anthony Grooms - Published 2018



The Vain Conversation is based on a lynching: in 1946 two African-American couples, including a pregnant woman, were brutally murdered in Walton County, Georgia ...Read Review

The Atomic City Girls

By Janet Beard - Published 2018


Between 1942 and 1945, nearly 100,000 people worked at a secret site in East Tennessee, making enriched uranium for the atomic bombs which destroyed Hiroshima and ...Read Review

Murder in Bloomsbury

By D. M. Quincy - Published 2017



Based on a notorious Scottish scandal, re-set in Regency London, this mystery has Atlas Catesby, gentleman and aficionado of custom-made puzzles, investigating the ...Read Review