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Category: Book Highlights

Book Highlight: A Distinct Alien Race – The Untold Story of Franco Americans

Book Highlight: A Distinct Alien Race – The Untold Story of Franco Americans

In the late 1800s, French-American immigrants to the United States from Quebec were considered to be a threat because of their language and Roman Catholic beliefs. In his new book, David Vermette tells the stories of these individuals and families.

Book Highlight: The Seine – The River That Made Paris

Book Highlight: The Seine – The River That Made Paris

New York Times writer Elaine Sciolino’s book, “The Seine: The River That Made Paris,” explores the famous river “through its rich history and lively characters: a bargewoman, a riverbank bookseller, a houseboat dweller, a famous cinematographer known for capturing the river’s light.”

Book Highlight: “The Europeans: Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture”

Book Highlight: “The Europeans: Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture”

In today’s world where technological advancements are rapidly and significantly changing society on a continual basis, it’s hard to imagine a time when rail travel and mass book production were drivers of cultural globalization. In his latest book, The Europeans: Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture, author Orlando Figes explores how European […]