by Gill Paul
The best novels about real people make us re-evaluate the subject and perhaps alter our preconceived ideas.
by Karen Brooks
The history of chocolate in England and how a 17th century diary and a chance encounter with public history inspired The Chocolate Maker's Wife.
SOURCE: Washington Post
You can’t throw a potato peel without hitting a new bestseller about the perils of Nazi Germany.
SOURCE: Fargo-Moorhead Forum
Gerald Anderson follows an old adage for authors: write what you know.
by Robin Lindley
SS-Obergruppenführer Reinhold Heydrich in 1940. Credit: German Federal Archives.I just hope that, however bright and blinding the veneer of fiction that covers this fabulous story, you will still be able to see through it to the historical reality that lies behind.-- Laurent Binet, HHhHIn Prague on May 27, 1942, Slovak factory worker Jozef Gabcik and Czech soldier Jan Kubis attacked and mortally wounded Reinhard Heydrich, the SS Obergruppenführer (equivalent to a full general) and Nazi Protector of Bohemia and Moravia -- a man so ambitious and casually cruel that Hitler called him “The Man with the Iron Heart.”
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