A rewarding portrait of rural life from an author silent for more than three decades.
Gregory Maguire brings the characters of "Wicked" into a sequel.
A young girl and a concierge find kinship.
This isn't your granddaughter's Snow White.
Marcella Hazan's memoir tells of her lasting marriage of love and cuisine.
How rugby helped to unite South Africa.
Dick Cheney became the most influential vice president in US history.
How a stray kitten helped a Midwestern town through its darkest days.
Chilling on-the-ground accounts of war in both Iraq and Afghanistan.
The tragic story of a group of Americans who sought a better life in 1930s Russia.
A young girl dreams of Siberia and of skies that are "cold and clear."
Americans from all walks of life share their personal credos in 500-word essays.
A compelling portrait of China's new working class.
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A riveting look at the 1910 bombing of the offices of the anti-union, anti-socialist L.A. Times.
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How computers and data patterns are invading our lives.
Korean-American adoptees talk about their experiences growing up in a predominantly Caucasian world.
Dennis Lehane's ambitious new novel evokes a dark chapter of US history.