From Radiohead to Brahms, New Yorker music critic Alex Ross writes gracefully and thoughtfully about music.
Calvin Trillin serves up a novel "as deightful as finding a free spot in Time Square."
Afraid of pit bulls? Here’s the book that will change your mind.
Why do the rich get richer? These authors blame the Republicans.
What are the responsibilities of a ‘chosen’ people?
Tony Blair’s engaging memoir lauds George W. Bush and defends the difficult decisions that politicians must make.
Monitor correspondent Scott Peterson offers readers a comprehensive understanding of Iran.
The scriptures have power to both divide and conquer.
American journalist Larry Rohter analyzes the dramatic transformation of Brazil over the course of the past four decades.
Who are today’s 20-something activists? Meet nine of them in this book.
A Middle East analyst seeks, through many conversations and a bit of offbeat humor, a resolution to the conflict.
An artist traces a century of heartbreaking family history by pursuing the path of a group of tiny, beloved objets d’art.
How did we get from "Show Boat" to "Shrek the Musical"? A well-researched look at the history of American musical theater.
A young white woman kicks up a storm when she decides to interview the black maids in her Mississippi town.
Smith’s seventh Arkady Renko novel serves as a textual "film noir" glimpse of today’s Russia.
An end to the threat of a nuclear bomb? Not quite yet.
Jonathan Franzen’s latest is already the year’s biggest novel.
This nonfiction account of a man tracking a tiger in Russia’s far east reads like a detective story.
What might you expect on a flight to Mars? Here’s the nitty gritty.
In a dystopian future state, a teenage girl must fight for her freedom – and her life.