An insightful look at Napoleon's 'other army' – the Savants who stormed Egypt.
William Least Heat-Moon takes another look at America's lesser-traveled roads.
An absorbing tale of the motley crew assembled aboard a British trading ship.
A detailed, candid exploration of "the oracle of Omaha."
'The Witches of Eastwick' ride again in John Updike's none-too-successful sequel.
Sarah Vowell offers her witty take on the Puritans who settled the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630.
This illustrated version of Bob Dylan's "Forever Young" is a great read for kids and a scavenger hunt for adults.
To understand the French, study the revolution.
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.