Around the World in Books (6/23/21)

We’re traveling the globe today with a British novelist moving to Venice, a 160-year adventure in ancient Rome, the rise of the Third Reich in Germany, and a new understanding of one of American’s great cities.

PALACE OF THE DROWNED by Christine Mangan

An Indie Next pick!

“Mangan again displays a gift for using setting to create mood, this time in her evocation of the creepy palazzo and in the floodwaters engulfing Venice.”–Booklist

DOMINUS: A Novel of the Roman Empire by Steven Saylor

“Fans of historical sagas will relish this latest installment in Saylor’s series, which includes his novel of ancient Rome, ROMA (2007), and tale of imperial Rome, EMPIRE (2010).”–Booklist

THE HITLER YEARS: Triumph, 1933-1939 by Frank McDonough

“Historian McDonough (THE GESTAPO) paints an intricate portrait of Adolf Hitler’s political rise and the Nazification of Germany, culminating in the invasion of Poland in September 1939.”–Publishers Weekly

EVERYTHING NOW: Lessons from the City-State of Los Angeles by Rosecrans Baldwin

“Novelist and essayist Baldwin (PARIS, I LOVE YOU BUT YOU’RE BRINGING ME DOWN) delivers a witty and imaginative survey of contemporary L.A.”–Publishers Weekly

PALACE OF THE DROWNED by Christine Mangan; 9781250788429; available now.
DOMINUS: A Novel of the Roman Empire by Steven Saylor; 9781250087874; 6/29/21.
THE HITLER YEARS: Triumph, 1933-1939 by Frank McDonough; 9781250275103; available now.
EVERYTHING NOW: Lessons from the City-State of Los Angeles by Rosecrans Baldwin; 9780374150426; available now.

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