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Neal Ferguson

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Neal Ferguson

Granada

Granada: A Pomegranate in the Hand of God BUYER BEWARE: I have known Steven Nightingale for several decades and have read his books of sonnets

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Autobiography/Memoir
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H is for Hawk

I never cease to thrill at the sight of a hawk sailing effortlessly on a thermal, wings spread, focusing on the ground below and a

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History
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Ashley’s War

Ashley’s War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield The narrative of equal rights has a long and

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History
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Men of War

Men of War: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima As a former soldier in the American Civil War, Oliver

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Mystery
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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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Fiction
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Redeployment

In Redeployment, Phil Klay joins some heady company in American writing about war. His short stories here may be favorably compared with those of Tim

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History
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Fields of Blood

Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence Since reading and swooning over Karen Armstrong’s A History of God twenty years ago, I have

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Fiction
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Maisie Dobbs

This is a murder mystery, but it also includes perceptive social history and more. Its setting is 1929 Great Britain, eleven years after the end

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Biography
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Elizabeth of York

 Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World Alison Weir, author of fourteen books on Medieval and Renaissance Britain, has now written about nearly

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Books on books
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When Books Went to War

When Books Went to War: The Stories that Helped Us Win World War II Did you ever wonder how WW II soldiers filled up the

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History
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A Spy Among Friends

A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal Grip this book or your e-reader and turn to page one. Buckle up. Expect turbulence.

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History
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The Long Shadow

The Long Shadow: The Legacies of the Great War in the Twentieth Century Every nation remembers the Great War differently. For some there was nothing

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Doc
Fiction
Neal Ferguson

Doc, A Novel

John Henry “Doc” Holliday: Southern landed gentry, classical pianist, consumptive, classicist, dentist, gambler, alcoholic, loyal friend, detective, and horseman.  In Russell’s fictional version, Doc Holliday

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History
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Severed

Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found At any moment I expected Frances Larson to quote from Stanley Holloway’s English music hall hit

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