Mia Alvar's debut short story collection portrays nine different lives, connected through memories of their home country.
Kiva founder Jessica Jackley’s memoir is an inspiring tale of one woman's drive to help others succeed.
Biographer Deborah Lutz builds connections between cultural history, fiction, and the actual lives of the Brontës.
Off the coast of the Dominican Republic lies the 'Golden Fleece,' a legendary pirate ship. Two men launch a dangerous journey to find it.
James Bradley traces the history of America’s perception of Asia and the gap between that perception and reality.
Peter Nichols takes us to the small Spanish village of Cala Marsopa, where he untangles a 60-year old love story.
Two Danish teens – the sons of a Protestant minister – took extraordinary risks to stand up to Nazi occupation of their country.
With the help of Dante and his redoubtable Italian-American mother, a widower and brand new father finds his way back to the light.
Charles Kaiser relies on an old family friendship to unearth stirring stories of the brave French who risked their all to oppose the Nazis.
Sara Nović's highly personalized story of one girl's grappling with her traumatic past and comprehension of war in the Balkans and the U.S.
This lovely story about a girl coping with her mother's prison sentence will speak to anyone who's ever felt on the outside looking in.
Almost two decades after his sister and her two children die in a terrorist attack, an academic goes looking for answers.
Joseph Kim found his way from hunger and chaos in North Korea to life as a college student in New York City.
Stephen King's latest revisits the mysterious story of the obsessive relationship between reader and writer.
Can 'One Thousand and One Nights' really be made over into a love story? Renée Ahdieh has a good time trying.
Chigozie Obioma's powerful family story of prophecy, tragedy, and madness is also an homage to a Nigerian masterwork.
What if your father were one of the world's bloodiest dictators? Svetlana Alliluyeva (nee Stalina) wrestled with this fate throughout her life.
This valuable group biography tells the story of the Inklings, the mid-20th century group of Oxford fantasists, scholars, and poets fascinated by religion, poetry, mythology, and magic.
The events of 'The Stranger' are revisited, seen through the eyes of the brother of the once anonymous victim.
A reporter born and bred in Virginia looks back on the racially divided schools of her childhood and asks: "What was wrong with my hometown?"
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