Dominus: A Novel of the Roman Empire by Steven Saylor is the third book in the Rome series. Mr. Saylor is a bestselling author and an expert on Roman history.
The Darkness Knows by Arnaldur Indriðason takes place in a small town where, it seemed, you are one or two connections from anyone else living there
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.