Author Lynne Cheney avoids Madison's failings, but it's hard to argue with the author's position that he played an extremely important role in securing 'liberty and happiness for generations to come.'
A South Korean woman remembers the 1980s and her college years – a time of turmoil, violence, and ominous disappearances.
Journalist Anand Gopal takes readers beyond the familiar accounts of the Afghan war through the eyes of American soldiers or Western reporters.
This delightful historical novel-in-verse by award-winning author Margarita Engle tells the story of the creation of the Panama Canal through various character voices – some historic, some fictitious, and some taken from the animal world.
In her new novel, high-profile blogger Emily Gould creates characters who struggle to find a path from idealistic youth to realistic adulthood.
Religion – and not politics – is at the core of this examination of the strengths and weaknesses of Carter's presidency.
This smashing biography – an updated American version of a 2007 British edition – transports readers to a not-so-stuffy Edwardian England and the far edges of the British Empire
It's almost impossible not to cry while reading this man-and-dog love story about an abandoned puppy rescued by a World War II hero.
The author who famously moved to a sun-drenched European villa recollects her childhood in the American South.
Sylvia Jukes Morris's new title dexterously details the second half of Luce's life.
David and Charles – two of the four Koch brothers and the sixth richest people in the world – are regularly accused of buying elections.
Susan Jane Gilman's latest novel sometimes has too much exposition, but the story of Lillian Dunkle, a founder of soft-serve ice cream, is a refreshing read.
With World Cup–level prowess, a soccer fanatic delves into the beautiful game's Latin American heart.
New Yorker writer Elizabeth Drew takes us back to 1973 as a rookie reporter earns her stripes inside the frenzy of Watergate.
'Miserable' is a portrait of Stuart's uneasy, idealized relationship with the town of Concord, Mass., in which she grew up.
'Nile' author Toby Wilkinson uses the Nile as the basis for an exploration of the various periods of Egypt's history.
A novelist shines mercilessly comic light on the insular world of literary prizes.
Helen Rappaport brings out the character of each of the four daughters of Russian Czar Nicholas II and does it neatly.
Author Jenny Han delivers over and above in this delightful teen love story.
A misanthropic dentist – and all-around skeptic – is pulled into the mystery of an ancient tribe of doubters.