Category: History

Read God Save Texas: A Journey Into The Soul Of The Lone Star State Books PDF

by Lawrence Wright by Lawrence Wright With humor and the biting insight of a native, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower explores the history, culture, and politics of Texas, while holding the stereotypes up for rigorous scrutiny.God Save Texas is a journey through the most controversial state in America. It

Read Every Note Played Books PDF

by Lisa Genova by Lisa Genova “Unsparing in her depiction of the disease’s harrowing effects, neuroscientist Genova also celebrates humanity…” —People “Sometimes it’s easier to tell truth in fiction… And she tells it with heart and hope.” —NPR “Her juxtaposition of scientific detail with compassionate, heartfelt storytelling is unparalleled.” —Bookreporter “Every Note

Read No One Ever Asked Books PDF

by Katie Ganshert by Katie Ganshert Challenging perceptions of discrimination and prejudice, this emotionally resonant drama for readers of Lisa Wingate and Jodi Picoult explores three different women navigating challenges in a changing school district–and in their lives.When an impoverished school district loses its accreditation and the affluent community of Crystal Ridge

Read Heads Of The Colored People Books PDF

by Nafissa Thompson-Spires by Nafissa Thompson-Spires Calling to mind the best works of Paul Beatty and Junot Díaz, this collection of moving, timely, and darkly funny stories examines the concept of black identity in this so-called post-racial era.A stunning new talent in literary fiction, Nafissa Thompson-Spires grapples with black identity and the

Read Daughters Of The Winter Queen: Four Remarkable Sisters, The Crown Of Bohemia, And The Enduring Legacy Of Mary, Queen Of Scotst Books PDF

by Nancy Goldstone by Nancy Goldstone The captivating story of four unforgettable sisters and their glamorous mother, Elizabeth Stuart, granddaughter of Mary, Queen of ScotsYoung Elizabeth Stuart was thrust into a life of wealth and splendor when her godmother, Queen Elizabeth I, died and her father, James I, ascended to the illustrious

Read Ritz And Escoffier: The Hotelier, The Chef, And The Rise Of The Leisure Class Books PDF

by Luke Barr by Luke Barr In a tale replete with scandal and opulence, Luke Barr, author of the New York Times bestselling Provence, 1970, transports readers to turn-of-the-century London and Paris to discover how celebrated hotelier César Ritz and famed chef Auguste Escoffier joined forces at the Savoy Hotel to spawn