Book Review

Fools and Mortals: A Novel

By Bernard Cornwell

This fictional take on Shakespeare and his brother could have used more excitement.

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Woman at 1,000 Degrees: A Novel

By Hallgrímur Helgason; translated by‎ Brian FitzGibbon

An incendiary story of war's long-lasting toll

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A tender portrayal of the effects of mental illness on a woman and the people who love her.

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Cuba: A Cultural History

By Alan West-Durán

A concise and panoramic view of the major players, themes, and products that have shaped the island nation.

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The White Islands

By Marjorie Agosín; translated by Jacqueline Nanfito

One of Chile’s most celebrated poets captures the voice and soul of Sephardic women.

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George Lucas

By Brian Jay Jones

This unauthorized biography suggests the film giant’s secret to success is maintaining complete control over every project.

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Formula fiction, yes, but an incendiary, flawlessly crafted thriller nonetheless.

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This excruciatingly relevant work reads like a textbook but remains a worthy undertaking.