In the fall of 1948 Ernest Hemingway and his fourth wife Mary traveled to Europe, staying in Venice for a few months.
“Though Sherlockian in nature, this series of mysteries has its own individual appeal because of its unique characters.”
In New Orleans, a sturdy column once capped by a bronze figure of Confederate General Robert E. Lee reaches into the sky.
“an empathetic, timely, and thought-provoking collection of memorable photographs documenting the entire experience of illegal immigration across our southern border from beginning to end.”
The boys and men in Jamel Brinkley’s debut collection A Lucky Man spend a lot of time looking at women—and a lot of time making sure other boys and men see them looking at women.
“King of Ashes is the entertaining beginning to a welcome new series by a fantasy great.”
“describes the sweeping changes to England’s economy, government, culture, and influence in Europe . . .”
Sargent: The Masterworks is a beautifully illustrated biographical narrative of the American Impressionist painter John Singer Sargent (1856–1925).
In Rembrandt’s painting, Still Life with Two Dead Peacocks and a Girl, a child leans in the window, smiling, looking at everything the rich world has to offer her, including a bowl of frui
Authors don't stop writing when they get old.
“Lago is a storyteller, and his accessible, sprightly writing style makes what could be a mind-numbing collection of facts read like an adventure yarn.”
“Nobody blends together suspense, technology, science fiction, and fantasy, and converts it to an almost unbearably exciting adventure story like Preston and Child.”