Journalist Megan K. Stack peers into the lives of ordinary Middle Easterners caught between despotic rulers, the dream of freedom, and American foreign policy.
How “scientific” misinformation campaigns sold untruths to consumers.
Is the Internet making us intellectually shallow?
A journalist grows closer to his Iraqi-born father as they journey together to Kurdistan to explore their family roots.
The founder of the FBI’s art crime team writes of his life undercover in search of stolen art.
Dalrymple follows nine Indian devotees as they cling to what’s left of their spiritual traditions.
How hubris – in various shapes and forms – played a role in America’s decision to go to war in Iraq.
The newspaper these characters work for is dying. At least they get to live in Rome.
How a grueling kayak race helped heal a bruised ex-husband.
Sebastian Junger's nonfiction account of the lives and deaths of the six-man crew of the Andrea Gail serves as an homage to the awesome power of weather.
This collection of new comic art done in classic Sunday comic style is a winner.
The remarkable life of Quanah Parker – half Commanche, half white – provides a backdrop for astounding tales of hardscrabble and bloody life on the Texas frontier.
A reporter explores Pakistan’s border region and argues that it holds the key to a peaceful resolution in Afghanistan.
Researcher Vanessa Woods shares a tale about a species that can teach all of us a thing or two about peace.
A Ugandan vows to open a school for the AIDs orphans of his village.
Facebook may know more about you than your government does.
Calling all Anglophiles: This glimpse of a splendid moment in Edwardian history makes perfect summer reading.
How an idealistic GI – newly home from World War II – found his calling making marbles and fighting racism.
This biography of LBJ is the latest in the well-received American Presidents Series.
A 12-year-old faces down the Cuban Missile Crisis in this highly appealing coming-of-age story for middle-school-age readers.