This dual biography of Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft offers fresh proof of Doris Kearns Goodwin's ability to 'bring dead presidents back to life.'
British novelist Jo Baker reimagines 'Pride and Prejudice' from a servants-eye view in the delightful 'Longbourn.'
Two unhappy married expat couples meet in World War II-era Portugal – a meeting that changes everything for all of them.
Why did World War I begin? Historian Margaret MacMillan offers a masterly exploration of the factors that led to the devastating conflict.
Catherine Flynn's wry, touching, third novel follows a widower who visits his son in Spain, only to find that the boy's supposedly glamorous expat life is anything but.
'Allegiant' is the third book in Veronica Roth's 'Divergent' trilogy – and yes, the ending is just as controversial as they're saying.
Maajid Nawaz offers a riveting look at how his time in jail changed his views of Islam and its place in the world.
Allan Gurganus spins three separate stories in this chronicle of life in a small North Carolina town.
Journalist Katy Butler questions current end-of-life care practices in a book that is both compelling and affecting.
J. Michael Lennon tackles the wildly eventful life and career of Norman Mailer, in the first biography since Mailer's 2007 death.
This new collection will cause Billy Collins fans to fall in love all over again.
New York Times White House correspondent Peter Baker examines George W. Bush's presidency – a presidency, Baker argues, that rises or falls with the decision to invade Iraq.
Eleanor Catton's epic mystery, set in 19th-century New Zealand, is the winner of this year's Man Booker Prize.
Donna Tartt's long-awaited new novel follows Theo Decker, a young orphan who takes possession of a legendary painting.
Mark Twain rambles (delightfully) through his own life and opinions.
Eat, pray, love – then write a really good novel.
The Final Solution loomed over Denmark's Jews in 1943, but their nation was not prepared to give them up.
A young woman joins a tech firm with Orwellian ambitions in Dave Eggers's accomplished new novel.
New Yorker writer Jill Lepore examines the life of an ‘every woman' who just happens to be the sister of Benjamin Franklin.
Bill Bryson centers on the summer of 1927 – a seminal season, but not an innocent one.