The author of 'Wolf Hall' opens doors into alternate worlds in her new collection of short fiction.
Biologist Edward O. Wilson tackles mankind – our origins, our unique place in the universe, and what the future of the species holds – in about 200 pages.
Just a century ago, Jews and Arabs lived in the same courtyards, participated in each other's religious festivals, and watched over each other's children, says an Israeli political scientist.
When Nora Webster loses her husband – beloved by all in their small Irish village – she must find a way to live that works for herself and her sons .
In a book billed as her final work, famed travel writer Jan Morris salutes an old friend and favorite artist.
The 'Treaty of Non-Aggression between Germany and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics' stunned the world and altered the course of World War II.
Martin has created multi-faceted, complex characters and situations that make 'Rain Reign' – a novel about a girl diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome – sing.
Jill Lepore’s new book deftly traces the entwined stories of Wonder Woman, her idealistic creator, and 20th-century feminism.
Scanning history from the beginnings of mankind up through 9/11, author Karen Armstrong argues that it is a 'dangerous oversimplification' to blame terrorism on faith.
This collection of Maeve Binchy's essays may feel dated, but her fans will enjoy another chance to visit with her.
Oscar Wilde didn't come to the US to learn about Americans. He wanted them to learn about him.
Francis Fukuyama furthers his consideration of governance in this sequel to his acclaimed 2011 book 'The Origins of Political Order'.
The author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning 'A Thousand Acres' goes back to the farm.
The night that Gary Hart was caught with Donna Rice, argues political columnist Matt Bai, the line between relevant and irrelevant personal scandals began to blur.
In 'Lila,' Pulitzer Prize-winner Marilynne Robinson takes us back to Iowa.
With 'Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay,' Elena Ferrante gives the story of a woman’s life epic dimension in an interior landscape.
'Mountain' is the newest book by John Grisham that can make a weekend disappear.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hector Tobar chronicles the physical and psychological ordeal of the miners with artful suspense and arresting details.
Political journalist Jules Witcover offers interesting biographical detail and helpful historic context on the lives of America's vice presidents.
Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson considers the interplay of genius, creativity, and collaboration that helped to produce the computer.