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X Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos of World War II

Readers interested in World War II tales of bravery and heroism or Jewish studies will enjoy this.
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A Question Mark Is Half a Heart

Lundberg’s sophomore work (after The Red Address Book) deftly and sensitively tells Elin’s past and present life stories in the ever-popular alternating chapter format. She builds Elin’s story slowly, but once the OMG moment hits, readers will turn the pages as if they are burning. For fans of narratives about conflicted and tormented heroines trying to make peace with their pasts.
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Plunder

This thoughtful and thought-provoking memoir of family secrets and family lore, like Daniel Mendelsohn’s The Lost, will appeal to readers of family histories.Shorto, Russell

Come Fly the World: The Jet-Age Story of the Women of Pan Am

This engrossing account, which reads like a novel, offers a combination of riveting personal stories and little-known history, and will draw in readers from the first page. A must-read.

Jew-Ish: A Cookbook: Reinvented Recipes from a Modern Mensch

This fun collection will appeal to all home cooks looking for creative takes on modern cuisine with a Jew-ish flair, and anyone with a sense of humor.
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The Postscript Murders

Readers of Griffiths’s Edgar Award–winning The Stranger Diaries, or her “Ruth Galloway” mysteries, will welcome this book with a diverse cast of well-developed characters. However, the story drags at times. Richard Osman’s The Thursday Murder Club is a stronger pick for those looking for unusual amateur sleuths.
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Animal, Vegetable, Junk: A History of Food, from Sustainable to Suicidal

Recommended for readers of food and diet history and those interested in the future of agriculture and sustainable farming.
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Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid: America’s Original Gangster Couple

Those interested in tales of white-collar crime and 20th-century history will be pleased.

The Ravine: A Family, a Photograph, a Holocaust Massacre Revealed

No comparable title exists that focuses exclusively on the mysterious background behind one single photo, making this compelling history an essential read for World War II enthusiasts.

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