The Black Count
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Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for biography details the exiting life of Alexander Dumas’ father. Dumas used his father and his father’s experiences as the model for the Count of Monte Cristo and the Three Musketeers.
Midnight Rising
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This new telling of the raid on Harper's Ferry by John Brown and his motley army lends an interesting perspective on characters, like Abraham Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth, and John Brown himself, that we thought we already knew.
Out Of Order
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The author, the first woman to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court, writes of other firsts, as well as traditions, and early history of the Supreme Court. The behind the scenes stories add to the fascinating history.
Dickens' Women
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The co-author, Miriam Margolyes (Professor Sprout in the Harry Potter movies), performs excerpts from Dickens’ works. Alternating with her performance, she discusses aspects of Dickens’ life that influenced his works.
The Comedy Of Errors
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Fans of audio books, and especially of full-cast recordings, will love the Arkangel production of one of the bard’s earliest plays. Fabulous actors (including David Tennant and Brendan Coyle!) make this two hour play a delight worth listening to over and over.