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The Fifth Heart by Dan Simmons

If you’re looking for rich, historical fiction with captivating flourishes of magic and meta-fiction, look no further than the works of Dan Simmons. I’m finally catching up with Mr. 451 more words

Book Review

Book review: Beyond the Wild River

Beyond the Wild River

Author:
Sarah Maine
Publisher:
Atria Books | Simon & Schuster

US Release date:
April 18, 2017
Pages:
336
ISBN:
978-1501126956
also available as ebook… 1,002 more words

Historical Novels

Painting with a different palette.

He paints with lakes and wooded slopes;
with lawns and banks and forest-covered hills;
with mountain sides and ocean views.

Daniel Burnham, speaking of Frederick Law Olmsted…

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Art

Finally, a book about urban planning and serial killing

The Devil in the White City; Erik Larson, 2003

Erik Larson tells the parallel true stories of the making of the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair and the machinations of a psychopathic serial killer just a few blocks away in what may be my favorite non-planning planning book. 1,028 more words

Urban Planning