Biographical

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“William Boyd is a master of the character biography, of evoking place and time, of expressing the human condition with its longings, its fleeting moments of bliss, its crushing inequities,

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“this book is a welcome addition to Andrić’s works where the Balkans are revealed in measured prose and where Andri

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A valuable 14th century Haggadah inscribed by a Sephardic rabbi and beautifully illustrated by his talented wife takes center stage in Alyson Richman’s richly imagined sixth novel, The Velvet H

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“The novel is a quick, compulsive read but leaves much untold; however, this is fiction and not comprehensive biography.”

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Europe in the 19th century was the domain of the Habsburg family. With members seated on nearly every throne on the continent, their influence was immense.

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Little is known about Zenobia, a real historical figure born c.

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If timing were everything, this memoir would be No. 1 on all the bestseller lists, getting released the week of David Bowie’s unfortunate death and the release of his latest album.

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“Heather Webb’s emotionally charged novel and rich language mirror Camille Claudet’s talent as a sculptor.”

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“. . . a sympathetic and ironic rendering of a portion of Poe’s life . . .”

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“Explore Mr. Gray's earlier works since this one is clearly not one of his strongest.”

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“. . . the first of a series, each focusing on a different daughter . . .”

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“a masterwork by a skilled craftsman . . . make a vow to read this book.”

Who knew that King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella shared such a passionate romance?