A moving story of political and personal turmoil set in the Ethiopia of the 1970s.
More than a decade later, an in-depth look at the Monica Lewinsky scandal.
Ted Conover travels roads the world over to see how they are changing us.
On the road in a changing China.
Why being smart won't necessarily get you into Harvard.
A timely novel considers the damage that soldiering can inflict on a marriage.
The stories of six North Korean defectors offer a chilling portrait of life in an Orwellian society.
A tender look at a (mostly) gentle giant.
Quirky, comical essays explore the relationship between Russian literature and life.
A well-to-do American family downsizes and gives almost a million dollars to charity.
This debut novel sets an old-fashioned Gothic tale amid the ‘eternal snow’ of Wisconsin.
Science fiction and history mingle in this novel about a native American who travels from 1930s Mount Rushmore back into America’s past.
This stunning debut novel finds the beauty – and confusion – in a young life touched by tragedy.
Why is change so hard?
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.