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History
Neal Ferguson

The Zimmerman Telegram

THE ZIMMERMAN TELEGRAM: INTELLIGENCE, DIPLOMACY, AND AMERICA’S ENTRY INTO WORLD WAR I One hundred years ago, April 6, 1917, the United States declared war on

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Reviews
Ann Ronald

The Daughters of Mars

 The Daughters of Mars Recognizing the significance of the hundredth anniversary of World War I, many novelists are turning their imaginations toward the so-called “great

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British Authors
Neal Ferguson

Testament of Youth

Vera Brittain was in many ways a typical female product of a slightly repressive, prosperous, late Victorian family. Despite the potential stultification, she developed an

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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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Fiction
Neal Ferguson

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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History
Neal Ferguson

Tommy

Tommy: The British Soldier on the Western Front Tommy is a composite cubist portrait of British soldiers on the Western Front during the Great War. The

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Letters from Skye

During the eighteenth century, when readers were still unsure whether or not the new genre of the novel was a legitimate literary form, epistolary novels

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

River of Darkness

I recently reviewed Louise Penny’s Armand Gamaché mystery novel, A Trick of the Light, for ‘Bookin’ with Sunny.’ Because it was the seventh in a series

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History
Sunny Solomon

The Remains of Company D

“He went lights-out somewhere just beyond the Paris-Soissons Road, while the air rained bullets and his company – the survivors, anyway – rolled on through

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