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The Partly Cloudy Patriot
Katherine Streeter, Sarah Vowell
The Age of Edison
Ernest Freeberg
Tales of the Alhambra
Washington Irving
Victorian and Edwardian Fashion: A Photographic Survey
Alison Gernsheim
The Collected Plays of Theodore Dreiser
Frederic E. Rusch, Keith Newlin
Great Stories of the Sea & Ships
Peter Hurd, N.C. Wyeth
The Wisdom of the Lotus Sutra: A Discussion, Vol 1
Haruo Suda Katsuji Saito, Takanori Endo, Daisaku Ikeda
Advice to Writers: A Compendium of Quotes, Anecdotes, and Writerly Wisdom from a Dazzling Array of Literary Lights
Jon Winokur
Complete Works of Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde, Merlin Holland
A Habit of Resistance - Fernando  Torres

I received a review copy from the author in exchange for an honest review.

 

This book will take you on a romp through a terrible part of history, bringing you the delicate balance of humor within the framework of the horror of war.

 

I was enchanted by the third page. The writing is clear, crisp, and concise.

 

One particular note I made is that the characterizations are fabulously well developed. I really felt like I got to know them and that they were real people.