July 2020 Book Recommendations
Elliott Roosevelt’s MURDER IN THE LINCOLN BEDROOM; while the Executive Mansion is a flutter with preparations for a classified conference to be attended by General Eisenhower and Winston Churchill, a body is discovered. Sleuth Eleanor Roosevelt has to solve the case before news of the crime makes its way to the press.
J. Randy Taraborrelli’s JACKIE, ETHEL, JOAN: WOMEN OF CAMELOT; three sisters-in-law bound by marriage, politics, friendship, and tragedy.
Newton Froelich’s 1492: A NOVEL OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND HIS WORLD; maneuvering, machinations, and manipulation in the time of Ferdinand and Isabella–and their Inquisition.
Herman Melville’s MOBY DICK, or THE WHALE; Ishmael the sailor narrates the story of Ahab, the captain of the Pequod, who is obsessed with avenging the mythic whale for destroying his ship, and severing his leg.