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  • Author:
    Chesnutt, Charles Waddell
    Summary:

    Major Carteret is the white owner of the biggest newspaper in Wellington, a racially segregated city in the post-Civil War South. Carteret, along with other powerful white men in Wellington, are outraged that an editorial published the...

  • Author:
    Trenow, Liz
    Summary:

    The Hidden Thread is a breathtaking novel about the intricate craft of silk and the heartbreak of forbidden love. When Anna Butterfield's mother dies, she's sent to live with her uncle, a silk merchant in London, to make a good match...

  • Author:
    Ricketts, J. A.
    Summary:

    In 1959, the small town of Badger was the centre of a labour confrontation that forever changed the social and political landscape of Newfoundland. For two and a half months, loggers had been striking for better wages and working...

  • Author:
    Shteyngart, Gary
    Summary:

    In a novel set in the near future, when a beautiful, yet cruel, woman that Lenny Abramov met in Italy says she his coming to stay with him in New York, even the tanks and soldiers stationed in the city and the ongoing war with Venezuela...

  • Author:
    Onyebuchi, Tochi
    Summary:

    Ella has a Thing. She sees things that haven't happened yet. Kev wants to protect his sister from a power that could destroy her. But when Kev is incarcerated, Ella must decide what it means to watch her brother suffer.

  • Author:
    Tullson, Diane
    Summary:

    Seventeen-year-old Daniel gets caught up in a postgame riot. And then he and his best friend escape police by breaking into a store. They only intend to cut through to the alley, but rioters follow and trash the place. Daniel prevents...

  • Author:
    Gallant, Mavis
    Summary:

    A selection of non-fiction writings composed of essays and reviews written between 1968 and 1985. Beginning with an account of Mavis Gallant's impressions of the student uprising in May 1968, the book presents a whole range of subjects...

  • Author:
    Rhodes, Jewell Parker
    Summary:

    In 1921 Tulsa, a white woman and a black man get on an elevator. The woman screams and suddenly the man is on the streets--barely ahead of a lynch mob gathering behind him. Accused of rape, aspiring magician Joe is on the run for a...

  • Author:
    Reed, Mary, Mayer, Eric
    Summary:

    In January 532, mobs ruled Constantinople, capital of the Roman Empire. Against a murderous backdrop lit by raging fires, John, Chamberlain to Emperor Justinian, must find those seeking to use the Nika Riots to dethrone the emperor. But...

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