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Week of July 6, 2015

Releases for the week of July 6th include Anne Rice's PRINCE LESTAT, a long-awaited novel that picks up where THE VAMPIRE LESTAT left off more than a quarter of a century ago; WATCH ME, a follow-up memoir to A STORY LATELY TOLD, in which Academy Award-winning actress Anjelica Huston chronicles her 17-year love affair with Jack Nicholson, her rise to stardom, and her mastery of the craft of acting; LANDLINE, Rainbow Rowell's novel that asks if two people are ever truly on the same path, or whether love just means finding someone who will keep meeting you halfway, no matter where you end up; and DOUBLE AGENT by Peter Duffy, the never-before-told tale of the German-American who infiltrated New York’s Nazi underground in the days leading up to World War II.

July 2015

July's roundup of History titles includes VENDETTA, in which investigative reporter James Neff brings to life the gripping, no-holds-barred clash of two American titans: Robert Kennedy and his nemesis, Jimmy Hoffa; THE ART OF THE CON by Anthony M. Amore, which tells the stories of some of history's most notorious yet untold art scams, while also taking the reader into the investigations that led to the capture of the con men, who oftentimes return back to the world of crime; Jonathan M. Bryant's DARK PLACES OF THE EARTH, a dramatic work of historical detection illuminating one of the most significant --- and long forgotten --- Supreme Court cases in American history; and SICILY, John Julius Norwich's latest book that weaves the turbulent story of Sicily into a spellbinding narrative that places the island at the crossroads of world history.

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.