The Time in Between

A romantic tale of intrigue as stylish as a bespoke gown. The epic story of Sira Quiroga, a young seamstress who reinvents herself, first as a couturier and then as a spy, is woven against the vivid backdrops of Madrid and Morocco during World War II. This captivating first novel by Spanish writer and professor Maria Dueñas is already a runaway bestseller in Europe.

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Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping…