Search Results for: Henry Holt

Fiction
Neal Ferguson

Bring up the Bodies

With this novel Hilary Mantel joins a short list of novelists who have won two Booker Prizes since the competition’s inception in 1969. Bring Up

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Food
Sunny Solomon

A Banquet for Hungry Ghosts

A young adult book? Not necessarily. This is one terrific book for everyone but the very youngest in the family. Author Ying Chang Compestine is

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Autobiography/Memoir
Dave Holt

Married at Fourteen

“Boy crazy!” That was an epithet 1950’s moms used to upbraid their daughters as they worked through their difficult teenage stages. Few earned the moniker

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Nature
Ann Ronald

The Man Who Planted Trees

I am especially fond of the literary genre called “nature writing.” Authors like Henry David Thoreau, Mary Austin, Edward Abbey, Ellen Meloy, and many others

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Biography
Neal Ferguson

Prairie Fires

PRAIRIE FIRES: THE AMERICAN DREAMS OF LAURA INGALLS WILDER When I saw a publication notice for Fraser’s Prairie Fires, I was immediately intrigued. Put simply,

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A Death In Summer
Mystery
Sunny Solomon

A Death In Summer

For those of us who tend to read lighter at this time of year, summer can only mean  a plethora of mystery books is at hand.

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Mystery
Neal Ferguson

Maisie Dobbs – No. Three and Four

These are installments three and four in Winspear’s Maisie Dobbs detective series. The Great War continues to cast cool and disconcerting shadows onto survivors’ lives

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History
Neal Ferguson

Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991

Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991: A History Don’t know much about (the) Ukraine? Do you think President Reagan was responsible for the fall of the Soviet Union?

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