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Louis Bayard


Thursday, April 5 2012

Murder, Mayhem, and Book Collecting: 'The School of Night'

Early modern books and their collectors are the unlikely subjects of this smart, well-crafted thriller.

Monday, October 20 2008

The Black Tower by Louis Bayard

Reading this is like being presented with a Hermes gift bag, only to find nestled within all the fancy paper a faux-leather purse from Wal-Mart.

Monday, February 23 2004

Mr. Timothy by Louis Bayard

Occasionally, Tim's voice is less 19th century London and more League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.

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