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joan-gelfand's picture
Jul.26.2011
A collection of three award-winning short stories, taking place in Paris, Florence and Berkeley. "Paris Blues Redux":  An American writer’s chance encounter with a French composer sheds unexpected light on her research into the Nazi Occupation. "The Art Critic":  With awe and dread, a...
salman-rushdie's picture
Mar.05.2008
The Enchantress of Florence is the story of a mysterious woman, a great beauty believed to possess the powers of enchantment and sorcery, attempting to command her own destiny in a man’s world. It is the story of two cities at the height of their powers–the hedonistic Mughal capital, in which the...
angela-k-nickerson's picture
Jan.11.2008
From St. Peter’s Basilica to the Capitoline Hill, this unique resource—part biography, part history, and part travel guide—provides an intimate portrait of the relationship between Michelangelo and the city he restored to artistic greatness. Lavishly illustrated and richly informative, this...