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“Most of the stories in Dublin Tales show off Irish literature at its best: overflowing with feeling, humor, and insight.

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For the history lesson alone, Cold Victory is memorable.”

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“Neatly blending the legal thriller, the rural police procedural, and rich Irish life into this novel is quite an achievement.”

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"Lahiri introduces us to a wide range of . . . outsider characters . . . more of an interior journey than a touristic travelogue.”

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“Based on actual occurrences during World War II, this is sure to open the eyes of those skeptics who had questions about the pain and tragedy so many suffered, all to protect their progeny

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“Black's work is leaping ahead in power and energy, and Night Flight to Paris is one of the notable thrillers of the season.”

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

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In January 1940, 16-year-old Lucie and her mother, Yvonne, leave Australia after their home is destroyed by a fire where Lucie's father has perished.

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“a journey into the heart and longing of a spirited woman discovering her identity outside societal expectations, her search for personal freedom, her courageousness, and her empathy.”

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Nothing is more heartbreaking and disturbing than war.

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An important, sensitive look at the triumph of the human spirit over evil, The Teacher of Warsaw is based on a true story and epitomizes the very best of poignant

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There are summer beach reads and then there are summer European beach reads.

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“a tale of love—platonic, familial, romantic—and of forgiveness and growth, along with acceptance of what life doles out.”

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Lana Kortchik tells the fictional story taken from facts about World War II and how it impacted the city of Kiev in Ukraine.

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Small Things Like These is a succinct, heart and soul story of a man coming to terms with a consciousness born of his personal narrative.

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Klara Hveberg has written a stunning debut novel about unrequited love, longing, obsession, betrayal, and more.

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“the suspenseful action and Hausman’s engaging prose make Sleepless worth the effort.”

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“Moving from staccato reportage to evocative scenes, the book works as a sort of collage of information, replicating in its stylistic choices the different lenses used to understand history

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“this novel offers the pleasures of a poetic travelogue and an homage to a place and culture . . .”

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“A character study of one woman’s humanity and sacrifice.”

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“Layered and lethal . . . The only thing better than the pleasure of this suspenseful and tightly plotted ‘Scandi noir’ investigation is knowing there’s a sequel on the way.”

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Meeting in Positano: A Novel by Goliarda Sapienza (1924–1996) is a disorienting experience for anyone who likes their fact and fiction to be distinct genres.

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“For most immigrants, the streets of America’s urban communities were paved with stones, not gold.” 

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Jacob Dinezon (1851–1919) has been a commanding figure in late 19th century Eastern European Jewish literature.

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