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Best Historical Fiction — Goodreads Choice AwardsAdd to Bag. All the Light We Cannot See , by Anthony Doerr A young blind girl flees Paris carrying a precious jewel while an orphan joins the Hitler Youth; when their paths collide, the course of history changes forever. Isabelle finds herself drawn to the soldier despite the brutality that surrounds them, and over the years that follow, must reconcile herself to the choices she made during the war. Isabelle is based on a real woman, Andree de Jongh, who helped the Allies escape from Nazi-occupied territory. Outlander , by Diana Gabaldon If you could prevent one of the greatest massacres of human history, would you? Claire survived one war, a war she could not change…and when she falls for Jamie Fraser, she realizes she will do anything—even risk the present, and the man she left behind—to change it. The White Queen , by Philippa Gregory The War of the Roses takes center stage in the story of Elizabeth of York, who marries Edward of Lancaster, ending a familial battle…but starting another, as the Tudors conspire to remove her husband from the throne.
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For me, Pride has always been about honoring the past as much as celebrating the present. You might think, given the general lack of queer characters in historical fiction, that queer people sprang into existence sometime in the late s. Obviously, this is not the case. And while we desperately need more historical fiction staring queer people, there are, happily, some wonderful books out there that center queer stories from centuries past. Not all of these books have happy endings, although many of them do. The queer characters in them have full, complicated, sometimes joyful, sometimes heartbreaking lives. In short: they are human.
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Can we mine the past for clues that explain the present? After a developmentally disabled white man is falsely accused of rape in s Florida, journalist Mabel Norris Reese spearheaded a campaign not just to see the defend-ant, Jesse Daniels, released from confinement, but to determine what machinations motivated a small-town sheriff, intent on protecting the reputation of the white female victims at all costs, to pin the crime on him in the first place. In , Southern congressman Preston Brooks, enraged at an anti-slavery speech given days earlier by Massachusetts senator Charles Sumner, shocked the nation when he beat Sumner unconscious with a cane—right on the Senate floor. The caning of Charles Sumner is well known to Civil War history buffs, but it was far from the only instance of violence breaking out in government spaces in the tense years before the war officially began. Philip Johnson shaped the look and spirit of American buildings in the 20th century—from the iconic Glass House in Connecticut to the controversial post-Modern skyscraper at Madison Avenue to his role as the first curator of architecture at the Museum of Modern Art, no other figure in post-war design looms as large. Using firsthand accounts that were mostly unpublished until now, Konrad H.
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Eventually, who travels to Argentina from Italy at age seventeen to meet her new husband, she and drzma family flee Jim Crow and settle in Kansas City! Every Day Is Mother's Day! Bone China. Set in Argentina in the early part of the twentieth centu.Queer historical fiction reminds me that I am a part of a queer lineage that goes back thousands perios years. But was it always a happy one. There There: A novel. When the Eagle Hunts Eagles of the Empire 3.
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