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The Lost Girls: Love and Literature in Wartime London

A solid choice for readers of 20th-century British literary history or the lives of the British during World War II.
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Rocket Man: The Life of Elton John

Whether readers have been listening to Elton John since Goodbye Yellow Brick Road or know him only from the film Rocketman, they’ll find this a comprehensive biography, infused with a satisfying dose of dishy gossip.

Life in a Cold Climate: Nancy Mitford; The Biography

Highly recommended for fans of literary biographies, as well as those interested in British history and dramas. The combination of poetic prose and dedicated research makes this an accessible an delightful read.
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The Be-Bop Barbarians: Comic Book Bohemians to a 1950s Jazz Beat

In 1955 Harlem, three African American comikkers battle Cold War politics, prejudice, and temptation...
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A Crisis of Peace: George Washington, the Newburgh Conspiracy, and the Fate of the American Revolution

This straightforward account will appeal principally to Revolutionary War buffs.
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From Sea to Stormy Sea: 17 Stories Inspired by Great American Paintings

Block has put together an intriguing and diverse collection featuring acclaimed authors and artists. Mystery fans who enjoyed the previous collection will welcome this strong new anthology.
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American Demagogue: The Great Awakening and the Rise and Fall of Populism

Despite its misleading title, this work remains a thoughtful take on an intriguing period of American history.

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Fighting Churchill, Appeasing Hitler: Neville Chamberlain, Sir Horace Wilson, & Britain’s Plight of Appeasement: 1937–1939

This fascinating study is a model of historical sleuthing. Vigorously researched, it should appeal widely to history buffs.

The King’s War: The Friendship of George VI and Lionel Logue During World War II

Highly recommended for readers of British history; the history of royalty, especially the Windsors; and above all, the events following The King’s Speech.

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