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Searching for Stonewall Jackson: A Quest for Legacy in a Divided America

Although the book may appeal to devoted fans of this hero of the Confederacy, it fails to provide new insight into Jackson’s character or accomplishments.

Oliver Wendell Holmes: A Life in War, Law, and Ideas

A winner from start to finish, this is a natural fit for anyone who enjoys history or biography.

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Three Women

Readers of women’s history and of memoir will be better served elsewhere.

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Meet Me in Monaco: A Novel of Grace Kelly’s Royal Wedding

A sparkling tale that will delight Francophiles and fans of historical fiction alike. These characters are engaging and expertly drawn, and their story is as evocative as the lingering traces of a fine eau de parfum. [See Prepub Alert, 1/7/19.]
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New Russian Drama: An Anthology

Extensive coverage of controversial topics such as sex, drug use, and violence could offend those with a general interest in drama. Moreover, the experimental nature of some of these works will be an obstacle for many readers. Recommended for scholars, theater makers, and readers with a serious interest in world theater.

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Gideon Falls.

Moody metaphysical horror with echoes of Twin Peaks–style strangeness establishes this mysterious world created by Lemire (Essex County; Roughneck), Sorrentino (Old Man Logan), and Stewart (Hellboy), presented in this first volume of a popular ongoing series. Collects single issues 1–6.
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Skin Deep: Journeys in the Divisive Science of Race

An easy read for casual audiences. Those without much prior knowledge of the development of racial science and where it stands today will find this to be a thorough historical introduction.

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Syria’s Secret Library: Reading and Redemption in a Town Under Siege

A compelling window into the lives of Syrians’ living in a war zone. Recommended for readers interested in the Syrian civil war and the refugee crisis.

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The Great Partnership: Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and the Fate of the Confederacy

Readers interested in the American Civil War and its leaders will find much to enjoy in this fresh, new interpretation.

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