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The Letter Writer

The first thing Woodrow Cain sees when he steps off the train in New York City on February 9, 1942, is smoke from an ocean liner in flames in the harbor. It’s the Normandie, and word on the street is that it was burned by German saboteurs. “Ten lousy minutes in New York and already his new life felt as full of loss and betrayal as the one he’d left behind.” 

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Darling Baby Mine

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Avid Reader

You don't have to be a writer to be an editor but it helps if you read, and Bob Gottlieb began at the age of four with Kipling's Jungle Books, and he hasn't stopped since.
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Hero of the Empire

At first glance, Candice Millard's Hero of the Empire elicits a groan.  Another book about Churchill?  A tickle of fascination, too: what's been discovered about him now?  What delicious new witticisms, what proofs of his determination and, yes, sometimes murderous focus on the big picture at the expense of lives, resources, opportunities, and so on?
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Al Capone

Capone was proud to be a first generation American and proudly boasted: "I'm not Italian, I'm Brooklyn."
Circumstances denied him an extended education but he was a cultured man with a passion for opera, especially Verdi and while serving time in Alcatraz he worked in the prison library.
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A Gentleman in Moscow


The House of Memory

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