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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 October 2, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of October 2nd include THE SLEEPWALKER by Chris Bohjalian, the mesmerizing story of a wife and mother who vanishes from her bed one night and the daughter determined to find her; A LOWCOUNTRY HEART, a new volume of Pat Conroy’s nonfiction that brings together some of the most charming interviews, magazine articles, speeches and letters from his long literary career, many of them addressed directly to his readers with his habitual greeting, “Hey, out there”; ABSOLUTELY ON MUSIC, a deeply personal, intimate conversation about music and writing between internationally acclaimed author Haruki Murakami and the former conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa; and VICTORIA: THE QUEEN, Julia Baird's page-turning biography that reveals the real woman behind the myth: a bold, glamorous, unbreakable queen.