historical fiction


V.25 No.21 | 05/26/2016
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Event Horizon

No Fear of a Black Planet at Wyrdteenth

Sunday, Jun 5: Wyrdteenth

Celebrate cultural aesthetics and critical dimensions of Afrofuturism with zines, poetry and performances from Ebony Isis Booth, Marya Errin Jones, Brielle Leilani, Tanesia Hale-Jones.
V.24 No.15 | 4/9/2015

Book Review

The Rebel, the Heart and the Liar

When the Doves Disappeared

Nuanced characters enrich this lush story of human connection between a willfully ignorant woman and her Nazi lover.
V.24 No.10 | 3/5/2015
“Stimulator (Red)” by Lea Anderson, part of Interchange at Harwood Art Center
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Culture Shock

We can do it!

Harwood Art Center packs an unbelievable amount of art into one stunning night, plus one rogue accountant and one NYT-bestselling author.
V.24 No.7 | 2/12/2015

Book Review

Peeking Through Keyholes

The Miniaturist

Delicious mysteries and secrets abound in this rich tale of a 17th-century Amsterdam bride.
V.23 No.22 | 5/29/2014

Book Review

Men of Dishonor

An Officer and a Spy

J'accuse! The Dreyfus Affair gets a thrilling treatment in Robert Harris’ latest spy-riffic historical novel.
V.22 No.39 | 9/26/2013

Book Review

It All Starts and Ends and Starts Again

The Lowland

The Lowland, Jhumpha Lahiri’s first novel in ten years, continually plays with the question of origin.
V.22 No.36 | 9/5/2013

Book Review

After the Honeymoon

The Engagements

A novel about the ad woman who invented “A Diamond is Forever” and the lives it changed.
Winter of the Metal People

Book Review

Gold and Souls

Winter of the Metal People

A novel of the bloody events that followed the arrival of Coronado’s advance expedition as it barreled through the Southwest.
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V.22 No.31 | 8/1/2013

Book Review

Fashioning a Little Prince’s Infidelity

Studio Saint-Ex

Set in New York during the onset of WWII, Ania Szado’s novel follows a love triangle involving Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, author of The Little Prince.
V.22 No.26 | 6/27/2013

Book Review

Down and Out in Macedonia

The Sweet Girl

This week's book reviews.