Kate Atkinson – One Good Turn

Kate Atkinson got into the major league of modern literature on her first attempt: her debut novel, The Museum of My Secrets, received the prestigious Whitbread Prize, bypassing Salman Rushdy’s “Farewell Sigh of the Moor,” and the Russian reader managed to fall in love with a series of novels about private detective Jackson Brody ( […]

Joel F. Harrington – The Faithful Executioner: Life and Death, Honor and Shame in the Turbulent Sixteenth Century

Book description Joel Harrington, a professor of history at the University of Vanderbild, once discovered the diaries of Meister Franz Schmidt written in the 16th century in the city of Nuremberg on the dusty shelves of a used bookstore in Germany. For 45 years, Mr. Schmidt killed and mutilated hundreds of people. He worked as […]