Book Review

Yellow Wife

By Sadeqa Johnson

A sobering, graphically violent story of a light-skinned slave struggling to survive in the 19th-century South.

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Bedtrick

By Jinny Webber

An immersive tale of sexual identity and disguise in Shakespearean London.

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The Piano Student

By Lea Singer; translated by Elisabeth Lauffer

A nuanced, occasionally problematic imagining of a real-life virtuoso's long-ago forbidden affair.

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Orphans of the Storm

By Celia Imrie

A less-than-gripping tale partly set aboard the Titanic.

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Two women prove their mettle amid the carnage of WWI.

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This cautionary tale about the horror and hypocrisy of eugenics is based on real-life events.

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V2

By Robert Harris

A smart, character-driven tale about the lies German rocket scientists once told themselves.

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A lighthearted, fictional dash through Tinsel Town’s Golden Age.