Roger Rosenblatt’s hauntingly lovely memoir explores life as his family must live it after the death of his adult daughter.
Has modern warfare given US presidents too much power?
In Don DeLillo's latest novel, two men sit outside a desert hideaway, deep in discussion about the Iraq war.
When six friends gather to discuss Jane Austen's novels, they never suspect their own lives will be remade.
One simple question: Whom did you love most?
The lives of three women converge in the months leading up to the US's entry into World War II.
Do too many women overlook Mr. Good Enough in their search for Mr. Right?
Louise Erdrich pours heart and soul into this powerful, sensitive portrait of the final months of a destructive marriage.
Berry’s latest collection of essays celebrates the power of place.
A death penalty attorney writes with candor about the painful burdens of his job.
Biographer Ronald C. White traces the spiritual and intellectual evolution of Abraham Lincoln.
Robert Harris digs back 2,000 years to build a breezy, intelligent, political thriller on the life of Cicero.
Can a thrice-abandoned child find his way in revolutionary Indonesia?
The life of Winston Churchill offers an abundant supply of extraordinary material for biography.
A series of vignettes tell the stories of ordinary Palestinians and life behind the West Bank barrier.
Does Warren Beatty deserve a spot in the pantheon of Hollywood greats?
The country Elizabeth II once knew exists no more, says a historian.
The lives of 10 Dubliners collide and a sassy sprite struggles to meet a deadline in this darkly comic novel.
Joshua Ferris follows satirical debut “Then We Came to the End” with a dark novel about a man who cannot stop walking.
A biographer struggles to reconcile the many contradictions in the character of feminist icon and author Tillie Olsen.