Prague Fatale

Philip Kerr's thrilling mystery series starring private detective Bernie Gunther has been hailed as "one of the great historical crime series" by Bookmarks Magazine. Set in 1941,...

Prague Fatale

September 1941: Bernie Gunther’s old boss, Reinhard Heydrich, orders him to Prague to stay at his country house. When a body is found in a room locked from the inside, the...

Eiffel's Tower And the World's Fair Where Buffalo Bill Beguiled Paris, the Artists Quarreled, and Thomas Edison Became a Count

Reminiscent of Erik Larson’s The Devil in the White City, this fascinating account from acclaimed author Jill Jonnes recaptures the 1889 Paris World’s Fair. Casting vehement...

In Defiance of Hitler The Secret Mission of Varian Fry

On August 4, 1940, an unassuming American journalist named Varian Fry made his way to Marseilles, France, carrying in his pockets the names of approximately two hundred artists...

The Other Side of the Bridge

Arthur and Jake are the sons of a farmer in the mid-1930s, when life is tough and another world war is looming. Arthur is solid and dutiful, set to inherit the farm and his...

Pere Goriot

One of renowned French author Honore de Balzac’s finest works, Pere Goriot provides a fascinating glimpse into Parisian life of the early 19th century. The rich character...

The Finer Points of Sausage Dogs

With millions of copies of his New York Times best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency mysteries in print across the globe, Alexander McCall Smith is one of the most popular...

The Poison Belt

The Poison Belt, from one of the best-selling authors of all time, is another Professor Challenger adventure written by the legendary Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. In this classic,...

The Hockey Scribbler

Canada's former poet laureate looks back at a life lived in literature and hockey fandom. Hockey forms the backdrop of our lives. For many Canadians, the big moments - births,...

Brand Luther How an Unheralded Monk Turned His Small Town into a Center of Publishing, Made Himself the Most Famous Man in Europe--and Started the Protestant Reformation

A revolutionary look at Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the birth of publishing, on the eve of the Reformation's 500th anniversary When an obscure monk named Martin Luther...

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