Berry’s latest collection of essays celebrates the power of place.
A death penalty attorney writes with candor about the painful burdens of his job.
Biographer Ronald C. White traces the spiritual and intellectual evolution of Abraham Lincoln.
Robert Harris digs back 2,000 years to build a breezy, intelligent, political thriller on the life of Cicero.
Can a thrice-abandoned child find his way in revolutionary Indonesia?
The life of Winston Churchill offers an abundant supply of extraordinary material for biography.
A series of vignettes tell the stories of ordinary Palestinians and life behind the West Bank barrier.
Does Warren Beatty deserve a spot in the pantheon of Hollywood greats?
The country Elizabeth II once knew exists no more, says a historian.
The lives of 10 Dubliners collide and a sassy sprite struggles to meet a deadline in this darkly comic novel.
Joshua Ferris follows satirical debut “Then We Came to the End” with a dark novel about a man who cannot stop walking.
A biographer struggles to reconcile the many contradictions in the character of feminist icon and author Tillie Olsen.
A journalist argues that inter-Arab conflict is the central crisis of the Middle East.
A writer recalls a Soviet childhood, lived at the height of the cold war.
Richard Reeves chronicles the courage and resolve that drove the Berlin Airlift.
Vulnerable, hopeful characters populate this award-winning collection of short stories.
This clever novel manages to blend existential ponderings with humor and sharp writing.
Activist and academic Raj Patel offers a stinging indictment of capitalism.
Barack Obama’s half brother, George, tells his own story of coming of age in a Kenyan slum.
A pop-music journalist falls in love with Bach’s Cello Suites and sets out to discover all he can about the classic masterpiece.