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The Book of Harlan a Washington Post Notable Book of 2016

The Book of Harlan by Bernice L. McFadden has been named A Washington Post Notable Book of 2016. Congratulations Bernice! The book—and most other titles on our list—is available at a 50% discount until December 2106, by using the coupon code HS2016 upon check out.

Unsportsmanlike Conduct a Boston Globe Best Book of 2016

Unsportsmanlike Conduct by Jessica Luther has been named A Boston Globe Best Book of 2016. Congratulations Jessica! The book—and most other titles on our list—is available at a 50% discount until December 2106, by using the coupon code HS2016 upon check out.

“Joint Readiness” by Claire H Brukman

Tal Afar Town is what they call us, but we’re not the real deal. The casting agency had to open it up to “actors of Middle Eastern or Mediterranean descent in good standing with the Union.” Who cares if we’ve got a few Armenians, and even a Steinberg from Scarsdale . . .

“The Guns of Brixham” by Tom Leins

The skinhead wipes the rain out of his eyes and cackles. “I’m glad I’m not the poor bastard that has to try and identify your body.” His pump-action shotgun is wedged against my throat. He is going to make one hell of a mess . . .

HOLIDAY SALE: 50% off all titles!

Get 50% off all our books—including titles from Ziggy Marley and China Miéville— through 11:59pm Friday, 12/13/2016, using code HS2016 at checkout!


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