An inspiring meditation on art by Michael Kimmelman, chief art critic of the New York Times.
Teens battle Titans in this lively update of Greek myths for middle readers.
The adventures of a cowboy and his ex-wife on a fishing trip gone very wrong.
The true story of the stranger-than-fiction heist of the Mona Lisa in 1911.
Christopher Buckley’s affectionate portrait of his larger-than-life parents.
The stunning story of a Ugandan man’s quest for the truth about the murder of his father, who was killed during the reign of dictator Idi Amin.
Journalist Greg Kot explores the new reality of pop music in a digital age.
A delightful, intelligent fantasy that has been called "Harry Potter for adults."
This final collection of short stories from John Updike makes a fitting coda to his career.
A pair of Chinese sisters battle their way through the Japanese occupation of Shanghai and on to America.
W.S. Merwin’s Pulitzer Prize-winning poetry collection challenges our concept of reality.
The life of playwright and entrepreneur Beaumarchais offers a window into the transformation that brought France to revolution.
A second look at the tangled tale of America’s first impeachment trial.
A gentleman farmer and writer savors the rhythms of life on the land.
Henry Ford was the very image of the America of his day: idealistic and far too self-assured.
How constant behind-the-scenes bickering helped Britain and America win World War II.
More than a love story, this novel serves as a meditation on culture, modern Iran, and the power of what is left out.
This sumptuous companion book to a BBC series examines our planet and its wild inhabitants.
A slim new biography celebrates the life of icon and activist Pete Seeger.
Foreign correspondent Neil MacFarquhar serves up a memoir that is part-journalistic account, part-foreign-policy primer on the Middle East.