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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

A Love of War

By Louise Ripley - Published 2017



General J.E.B. (Jeb) Stuart cut a dashing figure in the Confederate army with his scarlet-lined cape, plumed hat, white gauntlets, and ...Read Review

Grown-up Anger: The Connected Mysteries of Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, and the Calumet Massacre of 1913

By Daniel Wolff - Published 2017



Rather than a mystery, Grown-Up Anger is a complex braiding of the personal, socio-political, and musical journeys of major figures of the 20th-century ...Read Review

The Hunger Saint

By Olivia Kate Cerrone - Published 2017



As late as the 1940s, some desperately poor Sicilian families were consigning their sons to indentured servitude in the sulfur mines. The boys ...Read Review

The Essex Serpent

By Sarah Perry - Published 2016Published 2017



The 2016 UK edition of The Essex Serpent received widespread acclaim, and the novel is sure to garner an enthusiastic U.S. audience as ...Read Review

The Great and the Good

By Julian Evans (trans.) - By Michel Déon - Published 2016



Michel Déon is a member of the Académie Française, and author of over 50 books of fiction and non-fiction, including highly ...Read Review

If You Are There

By Susan Sherman - Published 2017


In 1901, Lucia Rutkowski is destined for poverty and millwork in a Warsaw ghetto when she flees that fate for domestic service in Paris. ...Read Review

Writing to Save a Life: The Louis Till File

By John Edgar Wideman - Published 2016



In 1955, Emmett Till, a 14-year-old black teenager from Chicago visiting family in Mississippi, allegedly whistled at a white woman. For this “crime,” he ...Read Review

Crane Pond: A Novel of Salem

By Richard Francis - Published 2016


Biographical FictionLiterary

Historical fictions about the Salem Witch Trials of 1692-1693 have often been reduced to political or moral allegory, stand-ins for McCarthyism, send-ups of ...Read Review