A comprehensive plan for children that has caught the eye of Barack Obama.
Marilynne Robinson takes another look at the lost son of 'Gilead.'
A look at the servants who helped to create a lifestyle for Virgina Woolf and the Bloomsbury crowd.
Kate Atkinson saves the best for last in her mystery trilogy.
Drug dealers, house renovation, and rebirth in West Harlem.
The truth behind the legend of General Sherman’s march to the sea.
A playwright goes in search of Israel as it really is.
A US journalist tells her story as one of Liberia's fallen elite.
A McCall Smith-like romance set in Kenya's expat community.
The story of a 19th-century waif who becomes a painter’s muse.
Imagine Mexico City as a new world hub.
‘So are you Muslim or are you Jewish?’
A historian examines the mental landscape that allowed the Holocaust to happen.
Former foes from the Vietnam War meet in the middle, 30 years later.
A new novel offers an impassioned take on life in New Orleans in the wake of Katrina.
A mystery about a lost king and the real-life convict who became the world's first modern detective.
Giordano Bruno was a philosopher before his time.
Thomas Frank takes on the capitol and a legacy of government as business.
Paul Theroux retraces his epic railway journey, 30 years later.
A modern take on a tragic romance.