The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman's Extraordinary Life in the Business of Death, Decay, and Disaster
Sarah Krasnostein's absolutely stunning The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman's Extraordinary Life in the Business of Death, Decay, and Disaster doesn't just tell the
The Last Bookaneer
About The Last Bookaneer “This swashbuckling tale of greed and great literature will remind you why Pearl is the reigning king of popular literary historical thrillers. His latest is guaranteed to delight lovers of history and mystery.”— Library Journal (starred review) book’a-neer’ (bŏŏk’kå-nēr’), n. a literary pirate; an individual capable of doing all that must be done in the universe of books that publishers, authors, and readers must not have a part in London, 1890—Pen Davenport is the…
Creole Testimonies: Slave Narratives from the British West Indies, 1709-1838 (The New Urban Atlantic)
Amazon.com: Creole Testimonies: Slave Narratives from the British West Indies, 1709-1838 (The New Urban Atlantic) (9780230338104): Aljoe, N.: Books
Unfinished Tales Illustrated Edition : J R R Tolkien : 9780358448921
Unfinished Tales Illustrated Edition by J R R Tolkien, 9780358448921, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
Medieval Medicine: Its Mysteries and Science
Medieval Medicine: Its Mysteries and Science [Mount, Toni] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Medieval Medicine: Its Mysteries and Science
A Buzz In The Meadow: The Natural History Of A French Farm
Read "A Buzz in the Meadow The Natural History of a French Farm" by Dave Goulson available from Rakuten Kobo. A CONSERVATIONIST'S DEEPLY PERSONAL AND FASCINATING REFLECTION ON OWNING AND REVITALIZING A FARM IN RURAL FRANCE A Sting...
Echoes of a Native Land
About Echoes of a Native Land Tracing the lives of his Russian forebears, Serge Schmemann, Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent for the New York Times , tells a remarkable story that spans the past two hundred years of Russian history. First, he draws on a family archive rich in pictorial as well as documentary treasure to bring us into the prerevolutionary life of the village of Sergiyevskoye (now called Koltsovo), where the spacious estate of his mother’s family was the seat of a…
The Silent Companions
About The Silent Companions “[An] extraordinary, memorable and truly haunting book.” — Jojo Moyes, #1 New York Times bestselling author Laura Purcell’s THE SHAPE OF DARKNESS is now out from Penguin! Some doors are locked for a reason. When Elsie married handsome young heir Rupert Bainbridge, she believed she was destined for a life of luxury. But pregnant and widowed just weeks after their wedding, with her new servants resentful and the local villagers actively hostile…
About Justinian’s Flea From the acclaimed author of Miracle Cure and The Third Horseman , the epic story of the collision between one of nature’s smallest organisms and history’s mightiest empire During the golden age of the Roman Empire, Emperor Justinian reigned over a territory that stretched from Italy to North Africa. It was the zenith of his achievements and the last of them. In 542 AD, the bubonic plague struck. In weeks, the glorious classical world of Justinian had been plunged into…
The Dyer's Handbook: Memoirs of an 18th-Century Master Colourist
Buy The Dyer's Handbook: Memoirs of an 18th-Century Master Colourist by Dominique Cardon online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $37.50. Shop now.
The Faithful Executioner
Booktopia has The Faithful Executioner by Joel F. Harrington. Buy a discounted Hardcover of The Faithful Executioner online from Australia's leading online bookstore.
The Guns of August
About The Guns of August Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time The Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara W. Tuchman’s classic histories of the First World War era In this landmark, Pulitzer Prize–winning account, renowned historian Barbara W. Tuchman re-creates the first month of World War I: thirty days in the summer of 1914 that determined the course of the conflict, the century…
15 Fantastic Books About France to Add to Your Shelf
As most of my readers know, I'm both an avid reader and francophile. So I suppose it's only natural that I've read a truckload of books about France. So here it is: the best books