Twentieth Century

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“Farewell, Amethystine is a pleasure to sink into, a well-written traditional PI novel scented with the music of the time and the hope that things will continue to

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“an intimate novel, closely and brilliantly observed . . .”

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With a primary setting in the backwoods of Montana in the late 1970s with some spillover into the earliest eighties, Old King tells the story of Duane Oshun, a divorcé who leaves Salt Lake

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World War I France is the setting for Miss Morgan’s Book Brigade, a work of historical fiction written by Janet Skeslien Charles.

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“It sounds like the opening of a joke: Four lawyers die in a plane crash.

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Based on a true story, The Woman with No Name follows the trajectory of the woman who is recruited as Britain's first female sabotage agent during the German occupation of France in World

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“Frances Perkins was an important role model and social welfare advocate who deserves to be better known.”

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Meagan Church begins her historical novel about the Baby Scoop of the sixties in the summer of ’64 with a drowning.

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“In a business in which feminine beauty is what they’re selling, both Arden and Rubenstein eschewed those qualities society deemed feminine.”

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The House of Doors is a fascinating, beautiful book.

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Winterland is a rich and powerful novel in which Rae Meadows displays her talents and her subtilty as she captures the essence of sport, the power of ambition, and the menacing ha

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The Last Life isn’t an easy read, but it’s a rewarding, thought-provoking one.”

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“Anyone who is even remotely familiar with the Lindbergh kidnapping case knows how it ended, but Fredericks’ take on the story from the viewpoint of the Lindbergh nanny provides new insight

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“an important reminder of something that’s easily taken for granted: the right to participate directly in one’s own government.”

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Signal Fires is perfectly crafted and developed . . .”

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“Based upon eyewitness accounts, journal entries, interviews, letters, and journals, this is an outstanding record of the activities and events in the life of Josef Mengele as a notorious f

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In the early- to mid-20th century, a state school named Willowbrook was located in Staten Island, New York.

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“Early 20th century writing, especially translated from one language to another, can be challenging to read, but Nèmirovsky’s story and Smith’s translation make Master of Souls

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“tightly crafted women’s fiction, with a sensitive look at love, conscience, and loyalty.”

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Hilary Mantel is best known in America as the author of the historical trilogy, Wolf Hall, Bring up the Bodies, and The Mirror & The Light.

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the novel is a big story embracing many interrelated things, solidly grounded in reality over time, containing the pains, passions, and wonders of multiple characters acro

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“Lapierre has intimately portrayed a woman whose true worth was hidden in plain sight for decades.

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“Schellman’s fans will, no doubt, like Last Call at the Nightingale in spite of it not being her best story.”

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