Book List in Order:8 titles

  • In the early 18th century, Edinburgh was a filthy backwater town synonymous with poverty and disease. Yet by century's end, it had become the marvel of modern Europe, home to the finest minds of the day and their breathtaking innovations in architect...


  • At once a great love story, a riveting political thriller, and a profound analysis of modern Iran, THE PERSIAN BRIDE is unflinching in its vision of twentieth-century chaos. In 1974, the young Englishman John Pitt follows the hippie trail to Isfahan,...


  • Novelist Buchan, a former correspondent for the Financial Times, traces the meaning of money since its beginning. He discusses money in its various formats, emphasizing that money itself is not just an object but "an outcome of a vast mountain of soc...


  • Jane Haddon is resigned to personal and professional loneliness, divorced for eight years and living during a time of great natural and man-made disasters, in a story that reveals her turbulent past, including a history of doomed romance, heroin addi...


  • A thriller about the last major crisis of the Cold War finds American and British intelligence officers involved in romance and murder as U.S., British, German, and Russian diplomats secretly meet to contend for the fate of Europe....




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