The true dark stars of 'Blitzed' are Hitler and a quack doctor named Theodor Morell, who kept the head of the Third Reich hopped up on dangerously addictive drugs.
The much-heralded graphic novel 'Flight of the Raven' is finally available in English.
Turkish journalist Mustafa Akyol presses his case about just how relevant Jesus is to his faith today.
If you ever loved Philip Pullman’s 'His Dark Materials' trilogy, puzzled over Greek mythology, or read literally any fairy tale, 'Strange the Dreamer' will move you.
Journalist-turned-popular historian G.J. Meyer details the skewed perspective the Woodrow Wilson administration maintained toward Germany and Austria-Hungary.
John Farrell tries to be fair to the man, including on one of the central questions of the scandal that defined him: What did the president know and when did he know it?
'Casey Stengel" is a wonderful romp through America's collective field of dreams.
Jim Shepard's work is an astonishingly powerful demonstration of fiction’s capacity to transport us across time and space.
Marking the 50-year anniversary of Israel’s occupation of the West Bank, a Jewish activist travels the Middle East in search of answers.
In a historical novel that makes for delightful reading, best-selling writer Margaret George gives her readers a more sensitive, introspective version of teen-heartthrob Nero.
Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Ron Powers draws on heart-wrenching personal experience in writing about the way society treats the mentally ill.
Journalist Chris Hayes argues that some US politicians and law enforcement officials act as if whole areas of America constitute a separate realm of less value where different rules apply.
This is a handsome book with lots of extras to enhance the marvelous comic strips.
In the most pleasing possible way, biographer Richard Holmes comes across in his own collected writing as contagiously curious, casually erudite, and just a bit daft.
Scottish historian James Crawford finds meaning in lost landmarks.
Journalist Will Englund suggests that World War I set both the United States and Russia on the paths they would follow for the next century.
Novelist Deepak Unnikrishnan tells tales of 'people from elsewhere' who live as perpetual foreigners, often in fear, with precarious futures.
Nothing signals spring better than a newly-published crop of books. These three novels for middle-grade readers (ages 8-14), feature interesting young narrators and strong, unique stories.
War correspondent Judith Matloff travels the world, exploring the many conflicts that have erupted at high altitude.
Readers would do well to follow the route mapped out in 'South and West': to be inquisitive about those with whom they seem to have nothing in common, including electoral preferences.