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October 2016

October's roundup of History titles includes Beth Macy's TRUEVINE, the true story of two African-American brothers who were kidnapped and displayed as circus freaks, and whose mother endured a 28-year struggle to get them back; INDESTRUCTIBLE by John R. Bruning, the remarkable World World II story of a renegade American pilot who fights against all odds to rescue his family --- imprisoned by the Japanese --- and revolutionizes modern warfare along the way; BEATLES '66, Steve Turner's riveting look at the transformative year in the lives and careers of the legendary group whose groundbreaking legacy would forever change music and popular culture; and EINSTEIN'S GREATEST MISTAKE, an intimate biography from David Bodanis that touches on the romances and rivalries of the celebrated physicist, as much as on his scientific goals.

Week of June 5, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of June 5th include BEFORE THE FALL, Noah Hawley's much-talked-about thriller that revolves around the aftermath of a plane crash and the backstories of the passengers and crew members; MILLER'S VALLEY by Anna Quindlen, in which a young woman unearths deep secrets about her family and unexpected truths about herself; THE WANGS VS. THE WORLD, Jade Chang's debut novel about a wealthy Chinese-American family whose spectacular fall from riches to rags brings them together in a way money never could; and IRENA'S CHILDREN by Tilar J. Mazzeo, the extraordinary and gripping account of Irena Sendler --- the “female Oskar Schindler” --- who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II.