Nathaniel Philbrick “Bunker Hill”

June 6th, 2013

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There comes a moment in every revolution, writes Nathaniel Philbrick, when neutrality is no longer an option.

In the American Revolution, the Battle of Bunker Hill may be that moment.

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Philbrick’s new book “Bunker Hill” puts the storied battle in sharp new relief, to underscore its importance in shaping the war that was just beginning and the new nation that would result.

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And while the book is filled with the “usual suspects” – Paul Revere, John Adams, Sam Adams – Philbrick also introduces us to a man who should be in that same pantheon, Dr. Joseph Warren, who may have done more than any other single patriot to choreographing the revolution.

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Selden Edwards “The Lost Prince”

September 3rd, 2012

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A genuine sequel — one that picks right up where the previous book left off — is actually fairly rare. And Selden Edwards has written one.

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“The Lost Prince” is a followup to his 2008 bestseller “The Little Book,” in which a late 20th century rock musician suddenly, and inexplicably, found himself one day in 19th century Vienna, Austria.

“The Lost Prince” follows Eleanor Burden, who has recently returned to Boston from a momentous trip to Europe. And she has brought with her a journal, filled with often-vague instructions that she is to follow faithfully, for if she does, the reward will be fabulous.

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What’s in that journal? Eleanor believes she has advance knowledge of every major historical event to come during her lifetime.

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