Mystery, betrayal, folklore, and a hint of magic work together in this enchanting debut novel set in 1930s England.
What’s wrong with the higher education system in the US and how can we fix it?
The latest collection of essays by quintessential New Yorker writer John McPhee includes some of his most personal writing to date.
A thorough – and sometimes painful – examination of the struggles of the US auto industry.
A collection of the poetry that helped today's women to find their voices.
Advice for young women: Make friends. Share praise. Wear red.
A moving story of political and personal turmoil set in the Ethiopia of the 1970s.
More than a decade later, an in-depth look at the Monica Lewinsky scandal.
Ted Conover travels roads the world over to see how they are changing us.
On the road in a changing China.
Why being smart won't necessarily get you into Harvard.
A timely novel considers the damage that soldiering can inflict on a marriage.
The stories of six North Korean defectors offer a chilling portrait of life in an Orwellian society.
A tender look at a (mostly) gentle giant.
Quirky, comical essays explore the relationship between Russian literature and life.
A well-to-do American family downsizes and gives almost a million dollars to charity.
This debut novel sets an old-fashioned Gothic tale amid the ‘eternal snow’ of Wisconsin.
Science fiction and history mingle in this novel about a native American who travels from 1930s Mount Rushmore back into America’s past.
This stunning debut novel finds the beauty – and confusion – in a young life touched by tragedy.
Why is change so hard?