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11 great books that have won awards so far this year, including The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen.

11 Books That Have Won Awards This Year

11 Books that won awards so far this year, including, The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen.

One Thousand White Women is the story of May Dodd and a colorful assembly of pioneer women who, under the auspices of the U.S. government, travel to the western prairies in 1875 to intermarry among the Cheyenne Indians. The covert and controversial "Brides for Indians" program, launched by the administration of Ulysses S. Grant, is intended to help assimilate the Indians into the white man's world. Toward that end May and her friends embark upon the adventure of their lifetime.

One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus is the story of May Dodd and a colorful assembly of pioneer women who, under the auspices of the U. government, travel to the western prairies in 1875 to intermarry among the Cheyenne Indians.

Undaunted Courage: Meriweather Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West (Jane - Library Trustee)

Lewis and Clark Expedition: Stephen Ambrose, Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West (Simon & Schuster,

Looking for a light summer read? How about a good travel abroad book? Check out this "guide" to contemporary to help you choose!

to contemporary!

An Infographic for Young Adult romance books (listed as contemporary but also including some historical fiction and realistic fiction too!

25 books to read when you feel like the world is falling apart

25 books to read when you feel like the world is falling apart

**** It takes stamina to finish The Lives of Others. It is definitely not for the faint-hearted amongst us. Mukherjee confronts us with a world in which tradition and development clash. He takes us along in the intricate Grosh family and relates their world to that of India and a militant communistic party. He makes us see that a wealthy and supposedly important family that adheres to the strict rule of caste creates its own downfall by taking wrong decisions and clinging to the past.

Neel Mukherjee

Calcutta, Unnoticed by his family, Supratik has become dangerously involved in extremist political activism. Compelled by an idealistic desire to change his life and the world around him, he leaves home, while the family begins to crumble.

An Embarrassment of Mangoes: A Caribbean Interlude by Ann Vanderhoof http://smile.amazon.com/dp/0767914279/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_TDF7wb1A0RNWN

An Embarrassment of Mangoes: A Caribbean Interlude: Ann Vanderhoof: This is a great story of a two year sailing journey through the Caribbean. There are some great recipes in here and good ideas for sailing routes through the islands.

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