Book Review

The Hapsburg Variation: A Cold War Thriller

By Bill Rapp

A CIA agent's mettle is tested in this tale of post-WWII intrigue.

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    London’s Triumph: Merchants, Adventurers, and Money in Shakespeare’s City

    By Stephen Alford

    How a hamlet on the Thames unfurled its wings in the 16th century.

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    This exploration of the haunted, burning heart of rural America leaves much unsaid about its soul.

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    Leonardo Da Vinci

    By Walter Isaacson

    A captivating study of the towering Renaissance innovator and genius.

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    11 suggested titles for that hard-to-please reader on your list.

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    Birdcage Walk

    By Helen Dunmore

    An ill-conceived setting hobbles this otherwise promising novel.