In a series of sharp and witty essays, novelist and Marxist thinker Benjamin Kunkel works his way through some of the left's most complex scholarship.
Sports Illustrated staffer Kostya Kennedy explores the controversial baseball star's life in a smart, balanced biography.
In graphic novel form, 'World War Z' author Max Brooks tells the story of the 369th Regiment, the first African-American infantry unit to fight in World War I.
Dinaw Mengestu's powerful third novel toggles between Uganda and the Midwest to tell the story of two young men who come of age during an African revolution.
Richard Overy's exhaustively researched, well written, and definitive new book undertakes a complete review of the Allied air war in Europe.
Essays from the author of 'Austerlitz' offer clues to the inner life of a beloved but often enigmatic writer.
A Nigerian expatriate returns to Lagos, with altered vision.
Hope, fear, pathos, and drama pack this history of the Atomic Age.
Ransom Riggs offers up a sequel to his popular young adult novel 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.'
Susan Rieger's debut novel is a witty and charming epistolary novel, constructed entirely from the case file of a very nasty divorce.
Was the poet famed for his lowercase aesthetic an all-caps talent?
The physics behind reality may be hard to grasp – but Alan Lightman makes trying fun.
What can you learn about life biking from Oregon to New York?
Olen Steinhauer has penned a high-stakes international thriller that expertly blends dubious government behavior with memorable characters.
A history of etiquette suggests its spiritual dimension.
The many wanderings and permutations of the Olympian deities is the subject of a lively new book by the classicist Barbara Graziosi.
Helen Oyeyemi upends the whole Snow White story, tossing out apple, dwarves, glass coffin – and replacing them with an unsettling book that casts a spell of its own.
Daniel Gordis examines the life of 'the most Jewish of Israel's prime ministers,' a man Gordis says has been profoundly misunderstood.
Spouses are for sale in the first volume of a new dystopian-future series.
Jane Bowles's radical fiction was as defiantly unconventional as its author.