Fiction
(by first listed author)
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Fiction & Literature / History of Israel & Palestine / Jewish Studies

The Pure Element of Time
Trans. from the Hebrew


A rich autobiographical novel of the sentimental education of one of modern Israel’s foremost literary talents
Be’er, Haim. Barbara Harshav, trans.

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Fiction & Literature / Art

The Adventures of Allegra Fullerton

A picaresque novel of the remarkable life of a liberated 19th-century woman.
Begiebing, Robert J.

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Historical Mystery / Historical Fiction

The Strange Death of Mistress Coffin

Based on an actual unsolved murder from the records of colonial America, Robert J. Begiebing’s The Strange Death of Mistress Coffin is at once a spellbinding mystery and a fascinating evocation of life in early America.
Begiebing, Robert J.

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Fiction & Literature

Rebecca Wentworth’s Distraction

A novel of art and obsession in eighteenth-century New England.
Begiebing, Robert J.

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New England Travel / Folklore

Curious New England
Updated and Illustrated.


Points the way to all the tantalizing treats and terrifying treasures that remain tucked away in overlooked museums, private collections, and forgotten recesses of this very special region
Citro, Joseph A., Foulds, Diane E.

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British & European History / Fiction & Literature / Literary Criticism - French

The Life of a Simple Man
Trans. from the French


A classic in France, this moving first-person story can be read as a fictional account, as well as the best kind of material for historians of 19th-century French peasant life.
Guillaumin, Emile. Eugen Weber, ed. and introd.; Margaret Crosland, rev. trans.

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Fiction & Literature / Native American Studies

The Old American

A long-awaited new novel set in the period of the French and Indian Wars brings a new dimension to the region’s history
Hebert, Ernest

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Folklore / American History

Tales Told in the Shadows of the White Mountains

A spine-tingling collection of real and surreal tales of northern New Hampshire
Jordan, Charles J.

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Fiction & Literature / Humor

archyology

America’s beloved archy and mehitabel finally return in these entrancing uncollected stories.
marquis, don. jeff adams, ed. and pref.; ed frascino, illus.

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Fiction & Literature

Marie Blythe

A picaresque saga of a young French-Canadian woman in Vermont, available in a new paperback edition
Mosher, Howard Frank

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Fiction & Literature

Where the Rivers Flow North

Available again, six tales of Kingdom County, Vermont
Mosher, Howard Frank

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Fiction & Literature

Given Ground

Short stories explore cultural change and class conflict in contemporary West Virginia.
Pancake, Ann

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Fiction & Literature

Two Stories of Prague
Trans. from the German


The first English translation of two stories from Rilke’s earliest prose work.
Rilke, Rainer Maria. Angela Esterhammer, introd. and trans.

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Fiction & Literature / Maritime History / Nautical

Boon Island

The complete text of Roberts' last historical novel, presented for the first time with contemporary--and conflicting--accounts of the shipwreck on which the novel was based.
Roberts, Kenneth. Jack Bales and Richard Warner, eds

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Fiction & Literature

Summer Light

A Maine vacation forces a young woman to challenge her own understanding of the world in a sharply insightful first novel
Robinson, Roxana

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Fiction & Literature / Jewish Studies / Short Stories

Promised Lands

An anthology of previously-unpublished stories by leading young Jewish writers that explore the idea of the Promised Land
Rubin, Derek, ed.



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