Ian Frazier turns his dry and sometimes dark wit on everything from parenthood to global warming.
With a nod to Ian Fleming, 007 takes on Tehran.
Mark Kurlansky considers the future of Gloucester, Mass., and its fishermen.
A debut novel by Zoe Ferraris delves into the social complexity of Saudi Arabia.
Uwem Akpan's short stories view bitter facts with the beauty of compassion.
David Sedaris finds the humor in life's little absurdities.
A chance to break French bread with an expert.
Dogs on trains and maps of imagination
'BOING-ing' ducks and pesky brothers
Jeanne Birdsall’s and Trenton Lee Stewart’s gangs score another hit.
Boys and girls tackle the mysterious in four new books for ages 9-12.
Can a high school friendship survive change and a disappearance?
A newly published book by a young Madeleine L'Engle.
Sports writer Mike Shropshire sees 1975 as “The Last Real Season” for baseball.
Journalist Fareed Zakaria writes of the rise of new global powers.
Author Benjamin Nugent shines a light on a widely mocked subculture.
Ted Sorensen's loving portrait of his boss, John F. Kennedy.
America's first female newscaster shares her memories.