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This list of holiday books recommendations includes, for the first time, the year’s best books. Join us in celebrating the best nonfiction of 2017, in alphabetical order by author, below.
A year ago, an Italian journalist allegedly revealed the award-winning, bestselling author’s true identity (Elena Ferrante is a pseudonym), sparking international furor as well as fear that the reclusive novelist may never write again.
After a year of holding their breath, Ferrante fans can breathe again: According to the Italian literary newsletter Il Libraio, Ferrante is back to work, as the Guardian reported.
One of the greatest of all Anglo-Saxon treasures, the oldest complete Latin Bible in existence, is returning to the UK for the first time in 1,302 years.
The Codex Amiatinus is a beautiful and giant Bible produced in Northumbria by pioneering monks in 716 which, on its completion, was taken to Italy as a gift for Pope Gregory II.