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Mary Norris, author of Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen

GREEK TO ME is a charming account of Mary Norris’ lifelong love affair with words and her solo adventures in the land of olive trees and ouzo. Along the way, Norris explains how the alphabet originated in Greece, makes the case for Athena as a feminist icon, goes searching for the fabled Baths of Aphrodite, and reveals the surprising ways Greek helped form English.

Week of April 13, 2020

Paperback releases for the week of April 13th include THE NIGHT FIRE by Michael Connelly, in which Harry Bosch and LAPD Detective Renée Ballard come together again on the murder case that obsessed Bosch's mentor, the man who trained him; QUANTUM, the first book in Patricia Cornwell's series featuring a brilliant and unusual new heroine, cutting-edge cybertechnology, and stakes that are astronomically high; CIRCE, the much-anticipated follow-up to Madeline Miller’s 2012 debut novel, THE SONG OF ACHILLES --- an intoxicating epic of family rivalry, palace intrigue, love and loss, as well as a celebration of indomitable female strength in a man's world; and AMERICAN MOONSHOT, a fresh look at the space program, President John F. Kennedy’s inspiring challenge, and America’s race to the moon from award-winning historian and perennial New York Times bestselling author Douglas Brinkley.