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November 2013

Once again,'s Greg Fitzgerald has compiled a number of history titles that he believes are worth taking a closer look at. Among these November releases are THE DISCOVERY OF MIDDLE EARTH: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts by Graham Robb, GEORGE WASHINGTON’S SECRET SIX: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger, 1963: THE YEAR OF THE REVOLUTION: How Youth Changed the World with Music, Art, and Fashion by Robin Morgan and Ariel Leve, and GUINNESS: The Greatest Brewery on Earth -- Its History, People, and Beer by Tony Corcoran.

Week of October 27, 2014

Releases for the week of October 27th include STILL LIFE WITH BREAD CRUMBS by Anna Quindlen, a wry and knowing portrait of a photographer who discovers that what she sees through a camera lens is not all there is to life; AN OFFICER AND A SPY, the story of the infamous Dreyfus affair told by Robert Harris as a chillingly dark, hard-edged novel of conspiracy and espionage; RAISING STEAM, the 40th installment in Terry Pratchett's Discworld fantasy series; and MASTERING THE ART OF FRENCH EATING by Ann Mah, the memoir of a young diplomat’s wife who must reinvent her dream of living in Paris --- one dish at a time.