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    Book Club in a Bag

    Houdini, History and More

    by Sonya - 0 Comment(s)

    Each title in the list below offers a bit of history, a bit of fantasy, or perhaps a combination of both. And if you're interested in Houdini and historical fiction, don't miss your chance to hear Steven Galloway read from his new book, The Confabulist, this Thursday evening!

    The Confabulist by Steven Galloway

    Themes: Historical fiction, Historical figures, Illusion, Memory, Spectacle, Spies




    The Tiger Claw by Shauna Singh Baldwin

    Themes: Historical fiction, Historical figures, Spies




    The Secret History of the Pink Carnation by Lauren Willig

    Themes: Historians, Spies, Romance




    The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

    Themes: Magic, Spectacle, Historical fiction, Romance




    A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

    Themes: Historians, Historical fantasy, Magic, Romance, Ancient texts, Alchemy




    The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman

    Themes: Historical fiction, Romance, Spectacle