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Dead Wake by Erik Larson
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
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Erik Larson hits a home run out of the park with his new book about the last crossing, and the sinking via torpedo of the Lusitania. While the repercussions were not felt as immediately as we like to think they were, the Lusitania is ultimately the r ...more
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The Evening Chorus by Helen Humphreys
The Evening Chorus: A Novel
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A lovely novel, about war and how it changes everyone, whether they are in the war or living on the home front. Helen Humphreys' prose is delightful. Her voice is clear and simple, yet include details that truly invoke the time and place. This is the ...more
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The Transcriptionist: A Novel
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I am truly sad that I didn't discover this wonderful book MUCH sooner than I did.

Lena is a transcriptional for the fictional New York City paper, The Record. She is a solitary creature, both in her job, which is fast becoming obsolete, and her life:
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