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The Singing Bones by Stephen Spotte recounts the life and times of eighteenth century polymath and explorer Georg Wilhelm Steller, the first European naturalist to visit Alaska. Below is an exclusive excerpt from the book.

Read An Excerpt From The Singing Bones | BOOKGLOW

The Singing Bones by Stephen Spotte recounts the life and times of eighteenth century polymath and explorer Georg Wilhelm Steller, the first European naturalist to visit Alaska. Below is an exclusive excerpt from the book. 1 Sunday the 10th of March in the year 1709 holds a special place for me. On the morning of

In Gregory R. Piche’s new book, The Four Trials of Henry Ford, four landmark court cases reveal the dark side of Ford’s legal clashes and the quirks of his character and personality that ushered his image in the public’s imagination from mechanical savant and populist sage to isolated, imperious bigot. Below is an exclusive excerpt from the book.

Read An Excerpt From The Four Trials Of Henry Ford | BOOKGLOW

In Gregory R. Piche’s new book, The Four Trials of Henry Ford, four landmark court cases reveal the dark side of Ford’s legal clashes and the quirks of his character and personality that ushered his image in the public’s imagination from mechanical savant and populist sage to isolated, imperious bigot. Below is an exclusive excerpt from

Consider the Feast follows Talia through the streets of The Quarter, where every imaginable delicacy is made and devoured, every unspeakable hunger is fulfilled. But the privileged patrons who feast there, and the third-world laborers who feed them—the haves and have-nots—are about to face a reckoning. Below is an exclusive excerpt from the novel.

Read An Excerpt From Consider The Feast | BOOKGLOW

Consider the Feast follows Talia through the streets of The Quarter, where every imaginable delicacy is made and devoured, every unspeakable hunger is fulfilled. But the privileged patrons who feast there, and the third-world laborers who feed them—the haves and have-nots—are about to face a reckoning. Below is an exclusive excerpt from the novel. __________

The Year of the Return by Nathaniel Popkin is a vivid story of families trying to reconnect with and support each other through trauma and loss, and a meditation on the possibility of moving on to a better future. Here is an exclusive excerpt from the novel.

Read An Excerpt From The Year Of The Return | BOOKGLOW

The Year of the Return by Nathaniel Popkin is a vivid story of families trying to reconnect with and support each other through trauma and loss, and a meditation on the possibility of moving on to a better future. Here is an exclusive excerpt from the novel. Prologue: The Lebanon Arms Harry Silk You’re asking

Read An Excerpt From Laughing In The Dark | BOOKGLOW

What better way to deal with the absurdity and certainty of mortality than to cry and laugh with your best friends? Here is an exclusive excerpt from the novel Laughing in the Dark by Susan Swartz: Chapter One As Franny drove north on the freeway, she saw three hot air balloons suspended in the late

Top 10 Tips For Collecting Art | BOOKGLOW

The art world is opaque and secretive. Collecting requires knowledge and discipline. But living with good art is special. Its feeling doesn’t wane and it can bring joy every day. The following tips for collecting art derive from the how-to guide for new and experienced collectors, How to Collect Great Art on a Shoestring by

5 Pieces Of Girlfriend Advice For Staying Vital As We Get Older | BOOKGLOW

Doctors tell us that as we age we should maintain a good diet and work out, but what do our girlfriends have to say about getting older? Here are 5 pieces of girlfriend advice for staying vital as we get older from the new novel Laughing in the Dark by Susan Swartz. 1. KEEP LAUGHING

Read An Excerpt From How To Collect Great Art On A Shoestring | BOOKGLOW

A how-to guide for new and experienced collectors, How to Collect Great Art on a Shoestring by David L. Gersh explores the unique opportunity to acquire one-of-a-kind works for $2000 or $3000 by hundreds of mostly forgotten yet startlingly good artists who are in the permanent collection of MoMA, the Guggenheim, the Whitney, the Met,

Read An Excerpt From Eat The Evidence (Book One Of The Bar Jonah Trilogy) | BOOKGLOW

Culled from hundreds of hours of exclusive interviews with Bar Jonah as well as dozens of others who either knew or were involved with him, Dr. Espy retells the suspected serial killer’s entire life—from the time before he was conceived to after his death—and those who were harmed by him in unparalleled detail and scope.

Read An Excerpt From Will Of A Tiger | BOOKGLOW

Sworn brothers—one American, one Chinese—captured, imprisoned, tortured. Survival is just the beginning of the battle… From Chungking to Yunnan, and from Taiwan to San Francisco, Will of a Tiger, the sequel to Wings of a Flying Tiger, takes readers along on an epic journey. Here is an exclusive excerpt from the novel by Iris Yang:

Read An Excerpt From The Soulful Leader | BOOKGLOW

The Soulful Leader provides poignant and practical examples of Dr. Ciaramicoli’s ground-breaking AIE (authenticity, integrity and empathy) leadership platform for leaders in all industries to help them successfully optimize the potential of employees. Below is an exclusive excerpt from the book. The Inspired Actions of a Soulful Leader A leader who thinks, acts and behaves

Read An Excerpt From Pilgrimage To Paris | BOOKGLOW

An easy-to-use guide devoted to Paris, Pilgrimage to Paris: The Cheapo Snob’s Guide to the City and the Americans Who Lived There by Jayne R. Boisvert includes travel tips, main attractions, free (and nearly free) things to do, shopping, museums, churches, cafes, and restaurants. The book also provides short biographies and addresses associated with famous

Read An Excerpt From The Last Devadasi: A Novel | BOOKGLOW

Kamala Kumari is more than a Gemini Studio starlet: she’s a classical dancer trained in the age-old line of Devadasis, a caste set in place a thousand years ago when girls were first dedicated in south Indian temples to serve the gods and men. Beautiful, brilliant and proud, Kamala struggles to escape the old ways.

Read An Excerpt From Don't Let Me Die In Disneyland | BOOKGLOW

Don’t Let Me Die in Disneyland by J.A. Marzán is a picaresque, smart, and smartass memoir of Harvard lawyer Eddie Loperena’s Newyorican life in “the country I was offered.” Here is an exclusive excerpt from the novel: I phoned for a Chinese lunch then rolled another sheet into the typewriter. The phone rang. The caller

New Novel Honors India's Oldest Bookstore, Higginbothams | BOOKGLOW

With its turbulent passions amid social upheavals, The Last Devadasi: A Novel by Barbara L. Baer takes readers on a sensual feast in the 1970s palm-shaded trading city of Madras, now known as Chennai. The novel also honors India’s oldest bookstore, Higginbothams, by portraying the establishment in several passages throughout the book. “I view Higginbothams as

Read "Invisible" From Invisible: Stories | BOOKGLOW

The 19 stories in Stephen Spotte’s latest collection, Invisible: Stories, blend elements of make-believe with sharp, systematic observations and insights into the twisted manifestations of life, love, and death. The story “Invisible” from the collection is available to read here in full. Invisible: Stories is available from Open Books Direct and Amazon. Invisible I