In a historical novel that makes for delightful reading, best-selling writer Margaret George gives her readers a more sensitive, introspective version of teen-heartthrob Nero.
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This is a handsome book with lots of extras to enhance the marvelous comic strips.
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Novelist Deepak Unnikrishnan tells tales of 'people from elsewhere' who live as perpetual foreigners, often in fear, with precarious futures.
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A major question surrounded both cars – which Nazi had used them?
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Christina Baker Kline, an artist herself, draws on the real history behind Andrew Wyeth's famed painting 'Christina's World' to conjure up her own haunting portrait.
This excellent young adult novel tackles the toughest topics without flinching.
Avarice and arrogance, cloaked in rhetoric about humanitarian intervention, prompted an expensive foreign war that proved more intractable than any American had expected.
In the first novel by celebrated short story writer George Saunders, Abraham Lincoln wrestles with grief – and the fate of the nation hangs in the balance.
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