It’s worth wading through this massive tome to mine its nuggets of unalloyed Twain.
Bush’s memoir details the decisions that shaped his life and presidency – but fails to open a window into his thinking.
One of America’s most popular writers tells how the act of reading became his salvation.
Saul Bellow’s letters may not be stylistic gems – but they reveal much about the man who wrote them.
Author Amanda Little talks about America's energy addiction and how it can be cured.
Charles Dickens stars in a thriller.
The horrors of civilian life in Berlin during World War II.
America’s first president emerges from this marvelous biography an admirable, flawed, and very human figure.
Historian Frank Dikötter pieces together an astounding portrayal of the human suffering behind China’s ‘Great Leap Forward.’
One couple’s star-crossed love affair with dangerous, dying, and dumb dogs.
With a nod to Poe, Bayard pens a mystery about a lost king and a real-life convict.
Two journalists offer a political blueprint for a new crop of young Evangelicals.
A journalist and a political scientist search out the patterns in American diversity.
What we can learn about Obama from his Chicago years.
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Historian Robert Dallek examines the beginnings of the cold war.
Marlo Thomas remembers her own childhood even as she asks top comics: “How did you become funny?”
New Yorker writer Ian Frazier makes a foray to Siberia, the "greatest horrible country in the world.”
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