An American intelligence officer dramatizes the dangers and heartbreaks of a divided Germany by telling the story of her family, particularly her grandparents.
Morrison, who is a professor of music at Princeton University, gives the story of the Bolshoi a first-rate historical treatment.
After Ian Kershaw's universally praised similar 1998 biography, do readers really need another Hitler study? The answer is yes.
Nathan Hill's smart, empathetic novel involves an anti-immigrant politician and a disappearing mom.
Biographer Jane Kamensky puts to rest the myth of the great portraitist as an untutored savant.
We should be grateful to historian Ronald C. White for a thorough and nuanced biography of one of the most consequential figures in American history.
This innovative biography is aimed at readers aged 7-10, but will delight E.B. White fans of any age.
Fifty-five years into his writing career, le Carré seems blessed with the ability to be endlessly fascinating.
Charlie Hebdo cartoonist Riad Sattouf's graphic novel recalls his own struggles, as a half Syrian six-year-old, to navigate life in the Middle East .
Despite a humble start, Jacobs's influence on urban planning is international, and her legacy spans the world.
Washington Post journalist Joshua Partlow takes a deeper look at Afghanistan, the Karzai clan, and their complex relationship to the United States.
Michigan professor Heather Ann Thompson relies on exhaustive research to piece together a more accurate version of the 1971 Attica prison uprising and the brutal retaking of the facility.
EuroComics' English editions of the world-renowned Italian series by creator Hugo Pratt continues with the latest volume 'Corto Maltese: The Ethiopian.'
Foreign Affairs managing editor Jonathan Tepperman travels widely to talk to the people and governments who are devising new and innovative strategies to hold chaos at bay and sometimes even improve things.
Pulitzer Prize-winner Tracy Kidder profiles both Paul English and the software-engineering world he inhabits.
Nigel Cliff tells the astonishing, engaging story of how a handsome young Texas piano prodigy stole the heart of the enemy.
David Quammen and Terry Tempest Williams take clear-eyed views of America's national park system.
This eye-witness account of drug dealing on the US-Mexico border shocks but fails to address larger questions.
Over the decades, Robert Gottlieb worked with a veritable Who's Who of 20th-century literary figures.
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