Hirshfield offers essays, poems that inspire fresh views of the familiar.
Snyder's new work focuses on the here and now.
As part of a 35-year project, Walter Kempowski brought together bits and pieces of German diaries, letters, and autobiographies.
Sue Roe travels to Paris to track the birth of modernist art – one of the most interesting tales in all of art history.
Edward Abbey and Wallace Stegner – opposites in character and temperament – shared an abiding love of America west of the hundredth meridian.
This novel of life in a Pakistan gripped by violence comes from the daughter of one of the country's political dynasties.
One of today’s most trenchant literary critics digs into some of the voices who defined American letters for their generation.
The stories of former Liberian president and warlord Charles Taylor and his son Chucky highlight the suffering of the Liberian people.
James Scott has written the definitive account of the 1942 Doolittle raid on Tokyo.
A 22-year-old Indian-born man wakes up on an average day in his 1985 London studio apartment and sets off on a journey to see his uncle.
Master of political intrigue and Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa crafts a thriller of extortion and revenge on Peru’s northern coast.
A troubled young man heads off the grid in the California woods – but has he gone wild or gone mad?
Tina Packer delves into the psychological and social roles Shakespeare's female characters play and their impact on others.
A debut novel links Turkish and Armenian families as it balances mistakes made with redemption earned.
Two men – best friends as children – meet again as adults to find the world, and their own circumstances, oddly changed.
A young boy who loves to climb mountains faces adult-sized challenges in this debut novel.
In the throes of grief, a naturalist finds release in a wild companion and an ancient art.
Elif Shafak's 10th novel offers an adventure story complete with battles, kings, sea voyages, prisons, disguises, artists, a curse, betrayal, and a Romany king.
Eleanor and Alice Roosevelt may have been first cousins but they were also polar opposites.
Andrew Cockburn considers the booming industry of drone warfare – assault waged with the push of a button.