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Arthur & George

 




Arthur & George
By Barnes, Julian
2007-01 - Vintage Books USA
9781400097036 Check our catalog

 

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, this bestselling novel explores the vast tapestry of late-Victorian Britain to create one of Barnes' most intriguing and engrossing novels yet. …More

Alice I Have Been

 




Alice I Have Been
By Benjamin, Melanie
2010-12 - Bantam
9780385344142 Check our catalog

 

In this spellbinding historical novel, readers meet the young girl whose bright spirit sends her on an unforgettable trip down the rabbit hole--and the grown woman whose story is no less enthralling. …More

The Road to Wellville

 




The Road to Wellville
By Boyle, T. Coraghessan
1994-05 - Penguin Books
9780140167184 Check our catalog

 

Now available in paperback, laced with wicked comic wit, this is the story of Dr. John Harvey Kellogg's infamous spa. This comic masterpiece was called "a marvel, enjoyable from beginning to end" by Jane Smiley in The New York Times Book Review. Boyle's most recent novel, East is East was a national bestseller. …More

Caleb's Crossing

 




Caleb's Crossing
By Brooks, Geraldine
2011-05 - Viking Books
9780670021048 Check our catalog

 

In 1665, a young man from Martha's Vineyard became the first Native American to graduate from Harvard College. Upon this slender factual scaffold, the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "People of the Book" has created a luminous tale of love and faith, magic and adventure. …More

Death Comes for the Archbishop

 




Death Comes for the Archbishop
By Cather, Willa
1990-06 - Vintage Books USA
9780679728894 Check our catalog

 

Willa Cather's best known novel; a narrative that recounts a life lived simply in the silence of the southwestern desert. …More

Remarkable Creatures

 




Remarkable Creatures
By Chevalier, Tracy
2010-01 - Dutton Books
9780525951452 Check our catalog

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From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Girl With a Pearl Earring" comes this stunning novel of how one woman's gift transcends class and social prejudice to lead to some of the most important discovers of the 19th century. …More

Bandit Queen Bandit Queen
By Coleman, Jane Candia
2009-12 - Leisure Books
9780843963458 Check our catalog

 

A six-time Pulitzer Prize nominee bases this novel on the true story of Pearl Hart, a real-life Bandit Queen who robs a stagecoach, breaks out of jail, is recaptured in dramatic fashion, and becomes the first female sentenced to Yuma Penitentiary in Arizona Territory. Original. …More

 


Day After Night

 




Day After Night
By Diamant, Anita
2010-08 - Scribner Book Company
9780743299855 Check our catalog

 

In a heart-wrenching new novel, bestselling author Diamant ("The Red Tent") tells the story of four women, refugees from Nazi Europe, who find friendship, love, and salvation in a postwar British camp in Palestine. …More

Elizabeth Street

 




Elizabeth Street
By Fabiano, Laurie
2010-05 - AmazonEncore
9781935597025 Check our catalog

 

Based on true events, "Elizabeth Street" is a multigenerational saga that opens in an Italian village in the 1900s and then crosses the ocean to New York's Lower East Side to tell the dramatic story of the heroine, Giovanna, and how she triumphs over tragedy. …More

The Widow of the South

 




The Widow of the South
By Hicks, Robert
2006-09 - Warner Books
9780446697439 Check our catalog

 

Hicks' gripping debut novel--an instant "New York Times" bestseller--is based on the incredible true story of Carrie McGavock, a woman whose life had been forever changed by the Civil War. …More

Loving Frank

 




Loving Frank
By Horan, Nancy
2008-04 - Ballantine Books
9780345495006 Check our catalog

 

"This graceful, assured first novel tells the remarkable story of the long-lived affair between Frank Lloyd Wright, a passionate and impossible figure, and Mamah Cheney, a married woman whom Wright beguiled and led beyond the restraint of convention"--Scott Turow. …More

Eden Springs

 




Eden Springs
By Kasischke, Laura
2010-03 - Wayne State University Press
9780814334645 Check our catalog

 

A novella set in the House of David religious colony that bubbles with mystery, scandal, and little-known history. …More

Schindler's List

 




Schindler's List
By Keneally, Thomas
1993-12 - Touchstone Books
9780671880316 Check our catalog

 

Reissued to coincide with the release of Steven Spielberg's film of the same name from Universal Pictures, this Booker Prize-winning novel tells the true story of one remarkable man who outwitted the Nazis to save more Jews during WWII than any single person. "A masterful account of the growth of the human soul". --LA Times Book Review. …More

The Man Who Never Returned

 




The Man Who Never Returned
By Quinn, Peter
2010-08 - Overlook Press
9781590203880 Check our catalog

 

Judge Joe Crater's disappearance in 1930 spawns countless conspiracy theories and captures the imagination of a nation caught in the grip of The Depression. Fifteen years later, Detective Fintan Dunne answers a summons to New York where he is asked to solve the old case. …More

Cassandra, Lost

 




Cassandra, Lost
By Scott, Joanna Catherine
2004-03 - St. Martin's Press
9780312319427 Check our catalog

 

"A smart, sensitive book about independence, identity, and survival. Scott can really write. Her sentences are lean and move with authority."-- …More

Hill Country

 




Hill Country
By Windle, Janice Woods
2000-04 - Touchstone Books
9780684866055 Check our catalog

 

When Laura Hoge Woods died in 1966, at the age of ninety-six, she left her granddaughter a cardboard box labeled "For my Janice when I'm gone". In the box were her thin gold wedding ring, her old blue Olivetti portable typewriter, and all of her fading notes for the Hill Country manuscript.

Using her grandmother's exquisite notes, Windle creates a remarkable portrait of 100 years of life in Central Texas, home of the Texas bluebonnet, swamp rabbits, Yellow Dog Democrats, and terrifying renegade Apaches and Comanches. . …More