THe Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish (Kindle)
I stole this recommendation from a friend on Facebook who received it from someone I didn’t even know. I eavesdropped this rec.
And I’m glad I did.
This story jumps back and forth in time between some researchers who find a trove of writings under a stair and the people who wrote them right before the plague hit London. It’s a page turner, and a sharp historical fiction. Philosphy, history, wit… this book’s got it all.