Saturday, October 8, 2011

In the Queue

The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman

Based on the tragic historical event of the battle of Masada in 70 A.D., this story of four women who were at Masada and how their lives intersected in the days before and during the Roman siege.

Nanjing Requiem by Ha Jin

As the Japanese prepare to invade Nanjing in 1937, Minnie Vautrin, an American missionary and dean of Jinling Women's College, decides not to flee.  She believes her American citizenship will protect her, the school, and those who work there.  When it doesn't, she is haunted by those she was unable to save.

Sweet Judy Blue Eyes: My Life in Music by Judy Collins

Songs like Both Sides Now, made Judy Collins an icon and her music defined the 60s generation.  Readers are offered a deeply personal, honest, and revealing memoir of the folk legend.

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