From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dovekeepers and The Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro—the Fath.
The year is the place, New York City. On a cold March night New York Times reporter John Schuyler Moore is summoned to the East River by his friend and former Harvard classmate Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, a psychologist, or "alienist.
"This promises to be classic Hoffman: a bewitching world of time and place (in this case, Coney Island and its boardwalk freak show in the early suffused with magical moments, a mysterious disappearance, and romance.
Unbroken: a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption by Laura Hillenbrand.The staff member who submitted the recommendation says "You’ll find yourself wanting to read this enthralling true story of WWII POW Louis Zamperini in a day.