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The painting almost ruined him, and did ruin her.

Strapless by Deborah Davis In la Belle Epoque Paris people lined up for art exhibitions the way we do today for blockbuster movies. In this case John Singer Sergeant caused a scandal by painting something that was much more than … Continue reading

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Cook’s name is now a bad word all over the Pacific

Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before by Tony Horwitz In Blue Latitudes journalist Tony Horwitz follows in the footsteps of Captain Cook, beginning with a week working as a member of the crew on board a … Continue reading

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Spreadable Broccoli

The Better Part of Valor by Tanya Huff Even better than the first in the series (Valor’s Choice). Torin Kerr and her three-species space-going marines lead a team of civilian scientists and a pain-in-the-ass reporter into an enormous alien vessel … Continue reading

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