A scientist, a bird, and an unexpected 30-year friendship.
A prequel to ‘The Maltese Falcon’ tells how this unlikely duo came to be.
Despised at home, Hoover was a savior to many Europeans
David Grann follows the lost trail of Amazon explorer Percy Fawcett.
The struggles of a religion reporter whose work begins to erode his faith.
Charles Dickens stars in a thriller.
This improbably buoyant novel combines Shakespearean romance, suspense, satire, and a pastiche of styles.
Once again, a Grisham protagonist finds himself caught up in the machinations of a corrupt law firm.
A Parisian art dealer’s son and a young Louvre curator hunt for what the Nazis looted.
Nature writer Roger Deakin considers wood as a vital element of life.
A nonfiction collection examines African-American concerns in the Obama era.
Journalist Jan Wong chases through modern China in pursuit of a comrade whose life she may have ruined in the Maoist era.
A Florida class trip turns into a quest to save a panther and her cub.
Like his young country, Mark Twain was rough, raw, and wholly original.
T.C. Boyle's latest novel is a wild and improvisational examination of Frank Lloyd Wright and the women he loved.
A violinist with a stalled career tries to teach a gifted, troubled teen.
Two books for young readers explore Lincoln as a family man.
Born on the same day, Lincoln and Darwin shared an eloquence that changed the world.
Of the 60-plus Lincoln books released this season, several stand out.
Biographer Ronald C. White traces the spiritual and intellectual evolution of Abraham Lincoln.