Pamela Schoenewaldt

The Last Train

By Arnaud Rykner - Published 2020


On July 2, 1944, French police acting for the Gestapo loaded 2,066 men into freight cars bound for the Dachau concentration camp. The prisoners were Resistance ...Read Review

Black Cotton Star: A Graphic Novel of World War II

By Yves Sente - Published 2020


This graphic novel tells the story of Angela, an African-American assistant to Betsy Ross. In 1776, she conceals a black star under a white ...Read Review

Beginning with Cannonballs

By Jill McCroskey Coupe - Published 2020



In Knoxville, Tennessee, in the mid-South in 1951, Hanna and Gail grow up as near twins in a middle class household. That is, they ...Read Review

Dark Queen Waiting (A Margaret Beaufort Mystery)

By Paul Doherty - Published 2020



In 1471, England is in the hands of the House of York. King Edward IV employs a vast network of spies, assassins, and informants ...Read Review

Stalingrad: Letters from the Volga

By Antonio Gil - By Daniel Ortega - Published 2019



This (very) graphic novel immerses the reader in the horrific seven months’ siege of Stalingrad, from August 1942 to February 1943, a bloodbath that claimed ...Read Review

The Gospel According to Lazarus

By Richard Zimler - Published 2019


Biographical FictionLiterary

Bestselling author Richard Zimler crafts a distinctly Jewish view of the mission and execution of Jesus of Nazareth (here termed Yeshua, of Natzeret) ...Read Review

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