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Book Review: The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier

Bestselling author of The Girl with the Pearl Earring releases her first American-set novel, exploring the Quakers and their significant part in the Underground Railway. Read More »

Book Review: The Accidental Caregiver by Gregor Collins

Collins' account of an incredible woman's life through the eyes of her endearing caregiver is mesmerizing. Read More »

Book Review: The Investigation: A Novel by Philippe Claudel

Philippe Claudel brings us both a hysterical and bleak view of life in his original The Investigation: A Novel. Read More »

Book Review: The Secrets of Mary Bowser by Lois Leveen

Lois Leveen shines in a masterfully written book about a slave-turned-spy for the Union cause during the Civil War. Read More »

Book Review: Helen Keller in Love by Rosie Sultan

New release Helen Keller in Love — focusing on Keller's romantic entanglement at age 37 — is sure to provoke controversy. Read More »

Book Review: Mrs. Kennedy and Me by Clint Hill and Lisa McCubbin

An honest and revealing memoir from Clint Hill, Secret Service agent assigned to protect First Lady Jackie Kennedy. Read More »

Book Review: The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan

Grace Winter, newlywed and a widow, survives 21 horrific days in an overcrowded lifeboat. When rescued, she is put on trial for her life. Read More »

Book Review: The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott

An enticing novel about a talented woman who survived the sinking of the Titanic. Read More »

Book Review: Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend by Susan Orlean

New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean tells the extraordinary story of a famous movie and TV dog. Read More »

Book Review: Life is Not a Stage by Florence Henderson

The actress America knows as Carol Brady reveals her trials and triumphs. Read More »