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Submitted by lmoulton on Thursday August 13, 2015

Submitted by lmoulton on Thursday August 13, 2015

The HiJinks Book Selection for September and October

Champlain's Dream

by David Hackett Fischer

Submitted by lmoulton on Tuesday July 28, 2015

The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the

Submitted by lmoulton on Wednesday November 13, 2013

An Unfinished Life is the first major, single-volume life of John F. Kennedy to be written by a historian in nearly four

Submitted by lmoulton on Wednesday November 13, 2013

An Unfinished Life is the first major, single-volume life of John F. Kennedy to be written by a historian in nearly four

Submitted by lmoulton on Friday August 24, 2012

This intense new novel follows a middle-aged man as he contends with a past he has never much thought about--until his closest childhood friends return with a vengeance, one of them from the grave, another maddeningly pr

Submitted by lmoulton on Friday August 24, 2012

The bestselling author of "Cod," Kurlansky turns his attention to salt, a common     household item with a long and intriguing history, explaining how salt provoked and financed wars, secured empires, and inspired revolutions.

Submitted by lmoulton on Friday August 24, 2012

Who is Mr. Chartwell and why has he appeared at Winston Churchill’s door in July, 1964? In this utterly original and exuberant novel, Rebecca Hunt explores how two unlikely lives collide as Mr. Chartwell’s motives are revealed to be far darker

Submitted by lmoulton on Friday August 24, 2012

This deeply observed novel of contemporary Vietnam interweavesstories of a venerable soup seller, a young Vietnamese American curator, and an enterprising tour guide in ways that will mark all of their lives forever.

Submitted by lmoulton on Friday August 24, 2012

Carry Me Home:  Birmingham, Alabama by Diane McWhorter

McWhorter's