Historical Fiction

The Translation of Love

The Translation of Love

Against the backdrop of occupied Tokyo, a young girl searches for her missing older sister, who has disappeared into the world of bars and dance halls. In the process, her story...

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The Erstwhile

The Erstwhile

The Erstwhile brings readers back to the singular world and mind of B. Catling, continuing the groundbreaking storytelling of his hit The Vorrh.In...

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The Hollywood Daughter

The Hollywood Daughter

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dressmaker and A Touch of Stardust, comes a Hollywood coming-of-age novel, in which Ingrid Bergman's affair with Roberto Rossellini forces...

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Taduno's Song

Taduno's Song

HERE IS THE STUNNING DEBUT from a fresh Nigerian literary voice: a mesmerizing, deceptively simple, Kafkaesque narrative, resonant of the myth of Orpheus andEurydice and...

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Noonday

Noonday

London, 1940. As bombs fall onto the blacked-out city, ambulance driver Elinor Brooke, working alongside former friend Kit Neville, races from bomb sites to hospitals, while her husband Paul Tarrant...

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Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

From the widely praised author of the FBI Special Agent Ana Grey series and A Star for Mrs. Blake, this riveting epic drama follows the Kusek family from New York City...

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A Friend of Mr. Lincoln

A Friend of Mr. Lincoln

It is Illinois in the 1830s, and Abraham Lincoln is an ambitious—if charmingly awkward—young circuit lawyer and state legislator. Among his friends and political...

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The Gates of the Alamo

The Gates of the Alamo

A New York Times bestselling novel, modern historical classic, and winner of the TCU Texas Book Award, The Spur Award and the Wrangler Award for Outstanding Western NovelIt’s...

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No Man's Land

No Man's Land

Inspired by the real-life experiences of his grandfather, J. R. R. Tolkien, during World War I, Simon Tolkien delivers a perfectly rendered novel rife with class tension, period...

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Flight of Dreams

Flight of Dreams

From a dazzling new voice in historical fiction, Flight of Dreams is a suspenseful, heart-wrenching novel that brings the fateful voyage of the Hindenburg to...

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The Stargazer's Sister

The Stargazer's Sister

Caroline, known as “Lina” to her family, has always lived in the shadow of her older brother William Herschel’s accomplishments. And yet when William invites...

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The Spy

The Spy

In his new novel, Paulo Coelho, bestselling author of The Alchemist and Adultery, brings to life one of history's most enigmatic women: Mata Hari. HER ONLY...

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The Mayor of Casterbridge

The Mayor of Casterbridge

The Mayor of Casterbridge, one of Thomas Hardy’s most powerful novels, opens with a scene of shocking heartlessness. In a fit of drunken rage, Michael Henchard, an...

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Orphans of the Carnival

Orphans of the Carnival

From the Booker short-listed author of Jamrach's Menagerie comes the extraordinary, moving, and unsettling tale of a woman, branded a freak from birth, who becomes an international sensation but...

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The Big Book of Jack the Ripper

The Big Book of Jack the Ripper

Edgar Award–winning editor Otto Penzler's latest anthology takes its inspiration from the historical enigma whose name has become synonymous with fear: Jack the Ripper.   Of the real-life serial killers whose gruesome acts...

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Sword of Honor

Sword of Honor

Samurai Musashi Miyamoto may have survived the cataclysmic battle of Sekigahara, but not without making enemies among the Yoshioka school of warriors. The second Musashi...

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The Ambassadors

The Ambassadors

A new Everyman's Library hardcover edition of The Ambassadors--one of the great masterpieces of Henry James’s late period, and the author’s...

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The Improbability of Love

The Improbability of Love

Finalist for the Baileys Women's PrizeAnnie McDee, thirty-one, lives in a shabby London flat, works as a chef, and is struggling to get by. Reeling from a sudden breakup,...

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Dictator

Dictator

At the age of forty-eight, Cicero—the greatest orator of his time—is in exile, his power sacrificed on the altar of his principles. The only way to return to Rome is...

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California Bloodstock

California Bloodstock

The brilliant debut novel by the acclaimed author of The Accidental Life   “The twisted truth about where California came from . . . A rare,...

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War and Turpentine

War and Turpentine

Longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2017A New York Times Top 10 Best Book of the YearAn Economist Best Book of the YearThe life of Urbain Martien—artist,...

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The Underground Railroad (National Book Award Winner) (Oprah's Book Club)

The Underground Railroad (National Book Award Winner) (Oprah's Book Club)

The National Book Award Winner and #1 New York Times bestseller from Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for...

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This Must Be the Place

This Must Be the Place

An irresistible love story, an unforgettable family. Best-selling author Maggie O’Farrell captures an extraordinary marriage with insight and laugh-out-loud humor in what Richard Russo calls “her breakout book.” Perfect for...

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The Automobile Club of Egypt

The Automobile Club of Egypt

In British-occupied Egypt, on the eve of the 1952 revolution, respected landowner Abd el-Aziz Gaafar has fallen on hard times. Bankrupt, he moves his family to Cairo and takes a...

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