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.
A mystical tale even adults will love.
The deep and distant friendship of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson.
Nature writer Robert Macfarlane takes a modern trek through Britain’s changing lands.
The untold stories of London’s Natural History Museum.
The complications and unexpected twists of this Salem mystery are part of its charm.