Kurt Busiek's 'Astro City' comic series highlights the humanity behind the masks.
Claire-Louise Bennett's unclassifiable work is a 'tumble down a rabbit hole,' taking readers into a world where the drama is in the details.
Biographer Ross King once again puts a human face on the historical narrative of an artistic triumph.
Thomson’s uncommon capacity to both create works in a particular art form and to write lucidly about that art form is in evidence throughout the Library of America second collection spotlighting the writer-composer.
Clive James continues to pour forth verse – as unabashedly alive as ever.
Emdin’s 'reality pedagogy' shows teachers how to truly respect their students by getting to know their communities and cultures.
Robert Moor takes a journey on paths that lead through memory and over mountains and into places where the only option is to take the long way around.
Patterson’s career – as chronicled by her niece, Alice Arlen – straddled the worlds of publishing and politics, and her personal life was a swirl of high society and far-flung travels.
Anna Pavord's meditation on 'Painters, Ploughmen and Places' celebrates the enduring power of landscapes on our collective imagination.
This sequel preserves the hyperkinetic energy of 'An Ember in the Ashes' while layering in more thoughtful complexities.
The Summer of Love gets all the press, but Jon Savage argues that the biggest break with the past happened the year before.
As they approach middle age, a group of friends contemplates what has becomes of their lives and dreams of success since arriving in the Big Apple.
The Russians were advancing, and the Third Reich was collapsing, and there was only one way to save Austria's prized Lipizzaner stallions.
An African family comes to New York, hoping to live the American dream. Then the financial crisis hits and the story gets much more complex.
In the 15 years since 9/11, New Yorker writer Lawrence Wright has been traveling the world, hoping to shed light on dark topics.
This unusual first novel was written by Harry Parker, a British Army captain who lost both legs at age 25 after stepping on an IED in Afghanistan in 2009.
Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Sebastian Smee looks at the ways that rivalry served to mold four pairs of great artists.
Angela Palm's intriguing book is filled with sharp analysis of the relationship between place, social status, and ethos.
Acclaimed historian Hugh Sebag-Montefiore studies the whole breadth of the Somme debacle of World War I.
Katie Kennedy’s firecracker novel about culture shock, astrophysics, and maybe the end of the world, is a page-turner.