Book Review

Battle of Wills: Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, and the Last Year of the Civil War

By David Alan Johnson

The North’s victory notwithstanding, was one general really more capable than the other?

Beyond The Book

What do book lovers have queued up on their nightstands and ready to read before lights out? We asked one of them, and here’s what she said.

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    The Dark Room

    By Jonathan Moore

    This second installment of a three-part thriller series will keep you guessing until the very end.

    Author Q&A

    The writer discusses the unique process of crafting a memoir.

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    A detail-rich chronicle of the Continent’s most formidable — if often unsung — monarchs.

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    It Looks Like This

    By Rafi Mittlefehldt

    A worthy if trope-filled story of LGBT youth struggling for acceptance.


    A look at Kitty Kelley's new book, Martin's Dream Day.

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    Previously suppressed journals tell of the horror endured by Russian civilians in WWII.

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    Judas: A Novel

    By Amos Oz

    A thoughtful and grand meditation on Judaism, Jesus, and treachery set during a bleak winter in Jerusalem. 

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    The Flame Bearer: A Novel

    By Bernard Cornwell

    In the latest installment of this long-running series, Lord Uhtred marches onward to fulfill his destiny.

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    A scholarly yet readable treatise on things that go bump in the night.