A debut novel about the Salem witch trials draws on the author's own ancestry.
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.
The true story of a young family that rescued a zoo.
A Palestinian-American teen is the narrator in this funny, moving, debut novel.
A West Pointer's diary of his year in Baghdad.
The teacher grows along with her students in this lovely novel-in-stories.
New York Times columnist Tom Friedman exhorts us to unite to fight global warming and excess consumption.
The pursuit of happiness and love in modern-day Afghanistan.
A Chinese-American journalist steps into the heat and adventure of Beijing's kitchens.
Veteran Norwegian journalist Åsne Seierstad writes about mending the broken heart of Chechnya.
Poet Donald Hall shares the contents of a life through his loves and losses.
The true story of Anna of "The King and I."
A journalist learns to embrace the ancient roots of his past in Iraqi Kurdistan's Jewish community.
Philip Roth's new novel just rails against religion in 1950s America.
Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami writes about his love of long-distance running.
Roald Dahl's days as a savvy British spy in wartime Washington.
A comprehensive plan for children that has caught the eye of Barack Obama.