Acclaimed poets Linda Pastan, Cynthia Zarin, and Peter Cole offer powerful new collections.
The main purpose of 'Aliens' isn’t to argue for or against the proposition that we are not alone, but to discuss the conditions necessary for life and the possibility that such conditions exist.
Charmaine Craig's second novel traces the effects of political oppression, war, and genocide.
'The Lost City of Z' author David Grann delivers an absorbing but disturbing account of a string of mostly unsolved murders in the Osage Indian Nation of Oklahoma in the 1920s.
Buddhism, Daoism, Islam, and Christianity claim around 300 million followers today, nearly one-third of China’s adult population.
Veteran reporters Thomas Oliphant and Curtis Wilkie have crafted a tougher and more balanced account of the long campaign than anybody's written yet.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Garrow has written a meticulously researched but overly detailed biography of the 44th president.
Historian John Boles takes a noticeably less adulatory tone than past biographers yet goes surprisingly easy on Jefferson when it comes to slavery.
Set in the Wild West of 1876, the book conveys the sheer wonder of the early days of the fledgling science of paleontology.
Journalist Jonathan Cott attempts a critical study of the picture books of the award-winning author-illustrator.
The book is an expansion of a popular Facebook post on defending democracy that author and Yale historian Timothy Snyder wrote following the US election.
Author Lynne Olson explains the little-known roles of the Dutch, Poles, Czechs, and French in helping the United Kingdom survive the Battle of Britain and even shortening the war.
Jeffrey Kluger, a longtime science writer and editor for Time magazine, spins an engaging tale, delving into the nooks and crannies of physics, space politics, and human dynamics.
Graduating US Naval Academy midshipmen march into the Academy's graduation and commissioning ceremony in Annapolis, Md., May 26.
British sci-fi and fantasy author China Miéville sifts through the extraordinary disagreements, debates, and debacles that accompanied the Russian reds on every step of the road to revolution.
Hala Alyan's debut novel is a chronology of a Palestinian family and their mandatory wandering life imposed on them by the Six-Day War of 1967 and subsequently Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait in 1990.
Haruki Murakami's seventh short story collection is rife with familiar obsessions and yet still surprising.
YA author Lucy Keating delivers a light and fluffy fiction with citrusy twist of metafiction.
Wayne Flynt has collected his correspondence with Harper Lee. Perhaps the quality of Lee that will hit readers most is her humor.
Guy Delisle, the marvelous cartooning memoirist and travel-writer, recreates in words and thousands of pictures, the details of a Frenchman's captivity in a war zone.
Lisa Ko's debut novel is an achingly beautiful read about immigration, adoption, and the drive to belong.
New York Times Book Review editor Pamela Paul's memoir invites us to share a close-up look at the books of her life.
A look at the impact of the petroleum industry on one American city yields a portrait of a community struggling to put its future in the hands of its residents.
Historian Daniel Sharfstein is a wonderful storyteller with a deep knowledge of all the relevant source material from the period.