Like the “curio cabinets” of the past, this book is stuffed with fascinating accounts of how our views of the natural world have changed.
Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neill
A new biography of fearsome mobster, most wanted fugitive, and longtime FBI informer Whitey Bulger arrives just in time for his trial in 19 murders and other crimes.
Stretching from Zimbabwe to Michigan, the hardship and rootlessness of a young girl’s life is the focus of this debut novel.
In fluid and evocative prose, the author interweaves the stories of characters both real and imagined on two continents over several generations.
Heidi M. Ravven
An Alternative History of Ethics, The New Brain Sciences, and the Myth of Free Will.
A prudish typist in Prohibition-Era New York falls under the spell of her enticing coworker.
The errors of five giants of science and the role these mistakes played in the vital process of discovery.
M. J. Rose
A quest to uncover a lost account of Victor Hugo’s spiritualist ideas leads to hidden caverns and troubling psychic connections on the Isle of Jersey.
Nancy Rubin Stuart
Two women who flouted their families’ wishes and married men who played key roles in the Revolutionary War.