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.
In 'Congo,' Belgian author and historian David Van Reybrouck tells a story rife with plunder, exploitation, violence, corruption – and human resiliency.
King's newest novel begins with a driver slamming into a crowd at a job fair and continues with a white-knuckle chase.
The new short story collection from Everyman's Library includes pieces from authors including Vladimir Nabokov and John Updike, all ruminating on the ups and downs of being a parent.
New York Times sports columnist George Vecsey has covered every World Cup since 1982.
David Bromwich's biography of Edmund Burke is a masterpiece of intellectual history.
'Vacationers' follows two families who bring their various problems on a trip to Mallorca.
Historian David Reynolds ably depicts the Great War's impact on every decade since.
Fred Kaplan's biography of the sixth US president should be required reading inside the Beltway.
In this darkly comic memoir, Brockmeier renders his unhappy childhood with startling precision and insight.
Tambora, which erupted in 1815, caused temperatures to plunge around the globe, offering valuable lessons on climate change today.
'Light' centers on a German teenager and a young French girl who meet during World War II.
Kai Bird's biography of Robert Ames – a CIA operative whom Bird praises as an almost perfect spy – offers valuable insight on the Middle East.