A new biography by Philip Eade seeks to use newly available documents to reopen questions about the writer's love life and wartime exploits.
Biographer Cook captures the headlong energy of those years perfectly, and she blends the international with the personal easily and comfortably.
The most breathtaking voice in travel writing today may be that of a writer who feels ambivalent about travel itself.
To grasp the genius of Paul Simon and Bruce Springsteen, it helps to know their lives.
This wonderful volume is a chance to see an iconic American comic strip as closely as possible to the way it was originally presented in 1934.
This is a book about how people behave when a kind of moral plague sweeps through their world.
There's something wonderfully old-fashioned and inspiring about this true story of three regular guys who rose to the occasion and bravely saved an entire train from a terrorist bent on destruction.
At constant risk of structural collapse, discovery, and sabotage, cold war-era Berliners on both sides of the wall made extraordinary efforts to rescue friends, family, and strangers from the East by digging tunnels.
This outwardly nondescript story about a journalist facing up to the Chinese government has a powerful moral core.
The narrative verve Grisham fans usually enjoy seems lacking in 'The Whistler.'
'In Wartime' is a fast-paced and very topical book, appealingly ambitious in its scope.
The latest novel by Maria Semple (author of bestselling 'Where'd You Go, Bernadette?') stars a mom who aspires to getting out of her yoga pants.
This collection of essays by Oliver is a testament to a lifetime of paying attention.
Once again, French presents a taut detective drama in which everyone is guilty of something.
Three noted conservatives work hard to paint Trump as a contemporary Ronald Reagan.
In Vásquez's new novel, the protagonist thinks of Colombia as an 'amnesiac country obsessed with the present, a 'narcissistic country where not even the dead are capable of burying their dead.'
Candice Millard's account of Churchill's capture and imprisonment while in Africa covering the Boer War as a journalist is vivid and full of life.
This deft, engaging historic novel makes delightfully good use of Napoleon's six dreary years of final exile.
An American intelligence officer dramatizes the dangers and heartbreaks of a divided Germany by telling the story of her family, particularly her grandparents.
Morrison, who is a professor of music at Princeton University, gives the story of the Bolshoi a first-rate historical treatment.