New York Times correspondent Patrick Tyler analyzes 50 years of US policy in the Mideast.
A humane, caring portrait of people in a troubled homeland.
Entertainment journalist Brian Raftery examines the odd art of karaoke.
US history as seen through the eyes of a young slave girl.
Classics professor Mary Beard examines the mysteries of Pompeii.
Todd Boss’s verse is spare, taut, and permeated with love.
The story of the 215-mile waterway that predates human civilization.
A novel paints a detailed portrait of England, from Thatcher to Blair.
A penniless aristocrat is forced into the workforce to save his estate.
In a dystopian future state, a teenage girl and boy must fight for their lives and their freedom.
Memoir of a D&D-obsessed adolesence.
Works that reflect America's aims and desires.
A wide-ranging look at the unexpected pleasures of walking.
'A Christmas Carol' was not just a book but rather a Victorian-era Christmas miracle.
George Herring deconstructs US foreign policy.
A thriller of Christmas past.
Wally Lamb’s latest novel imagines a couple engulfed in the emotional aftershocks of the Columbine school shootings.
A lively look at 1815-1848, America's coming-of-age era.
Longer lives have added "bonus years" to marriage.
J.K. Rowling serves up five fairy tales for wizarding and Muggles readers alike.