The lives of four women intersect during the siege of Masada by the Roman army.
An Ermine in Czernopol
Gregor Von Rezzori, introduction by Daniel Kehlmann
New York Review Books, $16.95 paper
The tragicomic story of a military officer, at the end of World War I, who refuses to accept both his wife's infidelity and the waning of his beloved Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Every Third Thought
A Novel in Five Seasons
After falling and hurting himself in the autumn of the year, 77-year-old George I. Newett experiences visions connected to seasons and moments in his life.
The Best of the Rumpole Stories
A selection of adventures featuring everyone's favorite, cigar-chewing London barrister, Horace Rumpole.
The Forgotten Waltz