Another look at the life of Voltaire, the 18th-century philosophe whom many would call the greatest, most interesting man of his epoch.
Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt shared “one of the most interesting and radical marriages in history," contends biographer Hazel Rowley.
Mary Oliver’s 20th volume of verse is one of her most appealing.
John Grisham does not disappoint in his latest thriller about an innocent man hours away from execution on death row.
"The Jane Austen Book Club" meets "84 Charing Cross Road."
Ken Follett’s “Century Trilogy” is off to a strong start with "Fall of Giants" – a massive, compelling story of World War I.
Did Americans really know Dwight David Eisenhower? Based on this memoir by Eisenhower's grandson, the answer is no.
The world’s fourth-largest country is undergoing transformation at a break-neck speed. What does that mean for the rest of us?
John Lennon’s life was as inspired and messy as were the 1960s.
Stephen King puts the bite back in vampires with the creation of a more robust American breed.
His troubled connection to his homeland is a key theme in this uneven but thoughtful collection of the writings of Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish.
Historian and Cadbury relative Deborah Cadbury chronicles the struggle for global chocolate supremacy, a battle which pitted unbridled capitalism against pious Quaker idealism.
Two young women, living in vastly different times, encounter the American Revolution.
A Thanksgiving story that offers a dark view of America at the close of the 20th century.
The 1860 race for the US presidency was a wild tangle of political strategy and skullduggery.
Pulizer Prize-winning historian Thomas Powers sets the record straight once and for all about the death of the messianic Oglala chief.
Biographer James Kaplan succeeds in capturing the fragile ego, contradictory impulses, and immense talent that defined Frank Sinatra.
How the art of “Deep Travel” can transform even our mundane trips into something transcendent.
More than 170 interviews with those who knew him present Bill Clinton – the politician and the man– in all his complicated splendor.
Will religion push us closer – or pull us apart?
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