Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis: Two journeys, two martyrs in the aftermath of the Civil War.
What does it mean to serve in the US military today? A former lieutenant in the Nuclear Submarine Service shares his story.
NPR radio host Michele Norris raises questions of race as she explores the secrets kept by her Midwestern family.
An enduring portrait of one of America's most beloved actors.
Snoopy and Woodstock – plus plenty of 1970s cultural trivia – make "The Complete Peanuts 1977-1978" a delight.
On TV, Jon Stewart and The Daily Show staff are a riot. But in this book – not so much.
Macroeconomic sage Eric Janszen makes a case that the same forces that caused the last economic crash will cause the next one too.
A reporter uncovers the heartbreaking story of the uranium mining that poisoned Navajo lands and people.
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.