It’s Tuesday. It’s #PubDay. (10/9/18)

It’s Tuesday. It’s #PubDay. (10/9/18)

A star lawyer, a talent agent for animals, Nazi Hunters, and a coming-of-age novel… Check out our eclectic #PubDay selections: INVISIBLE: The Forgotten Story of the Black Woman Lawyer Who Took Down America’s Most Powerful Mobster by Stephen L. Carter ALA Annual Read ‘n Rave pick! 2 starred reviews! “In the same vein as best […]

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History of Empire

History of Empire

Happy Monday, friends! We’ve got three new titles to share with you today, all of which shed light on three very different and fascinating empires: BERLIN: Portrait of a City Through the Centuries by Rory MacLean Told through the biographies of 23 Berliners who conceived and created the new capital of Europe over five centuries, […]

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Happy #BookBday (10/8/13 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (10/8/13 Edition)

After several months of labor, we're proud to announce the birth of these fine books on today's #BookBday

 

MR. LYNCH'S HOLIDAY by Catherine O'Flynn
Catherine O’Flynn’s debut novel WHAT WAS LOST received a Costa First Book Award and was long-listed for the Booker Prize and the Orange Prize. In MR. LYNCH’S HOLIDAY, O’Flynn creates a moving and memorable portrait of reconciliation between a father and son. "Like her characters, O’Flynn has an eye for the beauty to be found amid squalor and chaos." –Publishers Weekly

JACOB'S OATH by Martin Fletcher
A Holocaust survivor must choose between keeping the woman he loves and seeking revenge against the camp guard who beat his younger brother to death in this "expressive...story of love and hatred, revenge and recovery." (Kirkus Reviews) "Fletcher has crafted a moving love story, a vivid portrait of a devastated and chaotic Germany immediately after the war’s end, and a remarkably insightful look into the minds of two survivors of the Holocaust. Fletcher’s style is spare and graceful, and it enhances the power of this small gem of a novel." –Booklist

TUDORS: The History of England from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I by Peter Ackroyd
The Tudor era was pivotal in English history and is still of great interest to many (just think of the dashing Jonathan Rhys Meyers in the TV show "The Tudors"). Ackroylishers Weekly) and rich in detail thanks to interesting anecdotes about key players.

FEAR OF FLYING by Erica Jong (the 40th Anniversary reissue edition with an introduction by Jennifer Weiner)
Originally published in 1973, Jong's internationally bestselling story of Isadora Wing launched a new way of thinking about gender, sexuality, and liberty in our society. This reissue edition comes of this seminal work comes just in time for the 40th anniversary, complete with a new introduction by New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Weiner.

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