New York Times poetry critic David Orr is like the smart, provocative guy who is invited to every dinner party because he’s so insightful and makes people laugh.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees spokesperson Melissa Fleming writes the story of Doaa al-Zamel, a young Syrian refugee who is her own profile in courage.
A formerly fabulous ad executive walks Manhattan on New Year’s Eve in 1984.
Elliot Ackerman, who also wrote the critically acclaimed novel 'Green on Blue,' served five tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, earning a Silver Star, a Bronze Star for Valor, and a Purple Heart.
The works in this volume form an astute grouping of figures whose interwoven families and fortunes shaped much of the political history of the Roman world in the first century BC.
The lives of two immigrants teens collide in NYC – despite impossible odds and with unimaginable potential.
'Bill Clinton,' like the rest of the excellent 'American Presidents' series, offers a quick sketch of early life and career, and then a thoughtful overview of time in office.
Katherine Arden's debut novel features a clever, stalwart protagonist, determined to forge her own path in a time when women had few choices.
All three books have the same basic story to tell: how the nation's 44th president took office against the most openly stated across-the-board Congressional opposition of a generation.
The Rumi we know today might never have emerged, if not for three profound friendships.
Darwin's theories of evolution and natural selection would challenge the racial superiority of slavery and mold the minds of transcendentalists.
Day's youngest granddaughter Kate Hennessy calls her searching biography 'a quest to find out who I am through her.'
The Iron Curtain Trail is a 10,000-km ride through 20 countries along what was the world’s most extensive expression of divisive hostility.
This memoir told alternately by Franklin and her parents is a pull-up-a-chair-to-the kitchen-table retelling of a remarkable family story.
The image of Snowden as a brave idealist takes a pounding in this deeply researched biography.
A Desert Storm vet returns to Iraq 20 years later, this time on a mission of hope.
Journalist Lisa Servon has written an intelligent plea for financial justice.
'Mrs. Sherlock Holmes' excellently recounts a true detective story, while 'Arthur and Sherlock' pleasingly revisits the story of Sherlock's creation.
Journalist Patrick Kingsley deploys first-hand observations, probing interviews, and copious testimony to paint a vivid picture of the human suffering that migrants face during their journeys.
Historian Tracy Borman's new book challenges our perception of the Tudor era.