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.
The story of the naval disaster that changed American History.
War correspondent Bryan Mealer tells a dark tale of his time in Congo.
A 9-year-old tells of life on the lam in Rome.
How once-neglected underdog Pixar became the jewel of the Disney crown.
A writer turns his attention to organic gardening.
Doris Lessing explores both real and imaginary versions of the lives of her parents.
The US had failed her. So Anita Jain turned to her ancestral home to provide a husband.
A collection of short stories about those who "take a peek at the world."
A coming-of-age story set in the midst of the turmoil of the 1960s and the battle for civil rights.