It says a lot about President George H. W. Bush when one of his best friends came to be the person who handed him a defeat for his second presidential term.
The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos shines light on the women resistance fighters in Poland during World War II
The true story of Udham Singh, a Sikh orphan, setting out on a decades long scheme to murder an English diplomat, t Sir Michael O’Dwyer, the Lieutenant Governor
The Porpoise by Mark Haddon is a novel following three stories in different time periods, all with a common narrative, in different worlds, which just touch.
The Outcasts of Time by Ian Mortimer is a fantasy novel following two brothers, born in the mid-1300s, who jump forward 99 years for every day that passes.
Leonardo da Vinci is more than a painter, engineer or weapon smith, and in this excellent biography Walter Isaacson tries to figure out this complex genius.
A novel featuring German detective Bernie Gunther, this time between World War I and II. This is the 14th book in the series, published after Mr. Kerr’s death.
Solovyov and Larionov by Eugene Vodolazkin (translated from Russian by Lisa C. Hayden) – A Russian novel which is part military history, part academic satire.
The True Story of the Great Escape: Stalag Luft III, March 1944 by Jonathan F. Vance is the historical account of the largest prison break during World War II.
Zuleikha by Guzel Yakhina is a novel about a Tartar widow who has been exiled to Siberiawinner of the Yasnaya Polyana Literary Award & other Russian book awards