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The Nemirovsky Question

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The Nemirovsky Question: The Life, Death, and Legacy of a Jewish Writer in Twentieth-Century France Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780300171969
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Published: Yale University Press - November 22nd, 2016

Since the discovery and success of her final novel Suite Française, Irène Némirovsky has had a resurgence in popularity and there is much interest in her life. Suleiman’s book skillfully traces Némirovsky’s rise as a writer of great talent and fame to her death in Auschwitz in 1942.  Nathan

 

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Mercury : A Novel

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ISBN: 9780062437501
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Published: Harper - September 27th, 2016

Beautifully written, best-selling author Margot Livesey’s latest novel tells the haunting story of a seemingly ordinary suburban family, yet beneath everyday life are secrets, obsessions, failures and loss.  And when Mercury - a Thoroughbred - appears, life is never the same.

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Mercury

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$26.99
ISBN: 9780062437501
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Published: Harper - September 27th, 2016

Beautifully written, best-selling author Margot Livesey’s latest novel tells the haunting story of a seemingly ordinary suburban family, yet beneath everyday life are secrets, obsessions, failures and loss.  And when Mercury - a Thoroughbred - appears, life is never the same.

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Empty Mansions

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Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345534538
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 22nd, 2014

Step into the world of untold wealth and power and explore the fascinating life of Huguette Clark – heiress, artist, recluse.  This book reads like fiction, but in reality is a true life mystery.

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West of Eden: An American Place

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ISBN: 9780812998405
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Published: Random House - February 9th, 2016

This oral history of Hollywood and Los Angeles, looks at five different  families/individuals who lived, struggled, worked, and played there - the actress Jennifer Jones, movie mogul Jack Warner, tycoon Edward Doheny, troubled Jane Garland and Stein's own fascinating family.  Their stories are woven into an intense, illuminating and sometimes tragic tapestry.

 

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The Occupation Trilogy

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The Occupation Trilogy: La Place de L'Etoile, the Night Watch, Ring Roads Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781632863720
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 22nd, 2015

Winner of the Nobel Prize in 2014 French author Patrick Modiano’s glistening, seductive novels are now being published in English.The Occupation Trilogy consists of three early novels looking backward to World War II.

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THE FIRES OF AUTUMN

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ISBN: 9781101872277
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Published: Vintage - March 17th, 2015

The Fires of Autumn is one of bestselling author Irène Némirovsky’s later works; first published in France in 1957, many years after her death at Auschwitz. In this novel she tells the story of idealistic young Bernard Jacquelain, who fought in World War I only to return home to Paris a changed man. Estranged from those around him, and desperate to achieve success, he moves into a world of excess and corruption.

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The Hotel on Place Vendome

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The Hotel on Place Vendome: Life, Death, and Betrayal at the Hotel Ritz in Paris Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061791086
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Published: HarperTorch - March 11th, 2014

Author Tilar Mazzeo brings to life the magic of the Hotel Ritz, the glorious luxury hotel in the heart of Paris, during the Occupation. Despite the raging war, the hotel carries on becoming the headquarters for Hermann Goring and home to the rich and famous, including Coco Chanel. Rich in atmosphere and intrigue, The Hotel on Place Vendome is a fascinating portrait of Paris, World War II and a hotel that somehow survived it all and continues to thriveto this day. 

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