G. D. Spilsbury


G. D. Spilsbury is the author of cultural landscape histories about Washington, DC: Rock Creek Park (2003, Johns Hopkins University Press) and A Washington Sketchbook (2011 Chesapeake Books). She currently works as a book editor at National Geographic in Washington. In addition to nonfiction, she writes fiction and screenplays and studied creative writing under novelist John Gardner. Visit Gail at Bergamot Books | Facebook, or email her at info@bergamotbooks.com.

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That Year in Boston
Set on Beacon Hill, That Year in Boston, is a passionate love story that delves deep inside the inner workings of today’s commercial publishing world and culminates with the tragic bombings that took place at the 2013 Boston Marathon.


Sabina Quartet: Stories from Italy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,020. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
These seasonal stories about a farming community in Rome’s olive hills—“the Sabina”—bring to life an ancient world where foreigners and locals have always lived side by side but separately. The unique culture of the place, steeped in the historic rivalries of Italy’s medieval hilltowns, finds vivid portrayal in these lively tales about the local residents and their traditions.

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