In addition to humor and raw partisanship, the book is punctuated with moments of great darkness.
The author of 'A Constellation of Vital Phenomena' returns with a set of short stories that link to his award-winning debut.
The future is thirsty in this novel of an attempted escape from a drought-ravaged California.
Gore Vidal accomplished more in a typical decade than most people do in a lifetime.
Journalist Robert Carmichael examines the nearly four-year period of Khmer Rouge rule through a family's search for a loved one who disappeared into the regime’s secretive prison system, never to be seen again.
Smith is so charming and unpretentious a writer that her rambles carry more than their weight in words.
In this well researched history Ross meticulously chronicles the bumpy ride that the two nations have taken together since 1948.
The latest novel from the author of 'The Sisters Brothers' tells the story of an enigmatic Baron in a language all its own.
In Rushdie's murky new novel, characters from two worlds – the mundane and human and the supernatural – set off an era of chaos that lead to the end of religion and its most destructive side effects.
Shakespeare wrote three great works in 1606: 'King Lear,' 'Macbeth,' and 'Antony and Cleopatra.' Shapiro demonstrates that all three were marked by their time.
Nobel Prize-winner Kenzaburō Ōe's fifth novel starring alter ego Kogito Choko will be the densest, most rewarding 432 pages you'll read this year.
The story of a doomed cruise provides bittersweet laughs and an opportunity for the mother at its helm to examine her marriage, daughter, and self-image.
The first volume of Niall Ferguson’s new biography focuses attention on Kissinger’s life before he became the most revered and reviled statesman in modern times.
When she lost her job, Ruth Reichl retreated to her hilltop glass house in upstate New York and cooked.
New York Times correspondent Steven Lee Myers coherently, comprehensively, and evenhandedly tells the story of how Putin came to rule Russia.
Margaret Atwood's 15th novel depicts a mild dystopia in which the desire for freedom is pitted against the need for security.
With cutting inventiveness, one of today's best novelists examines a whirlwind marriage, and finds a new way to write about matrimony in the 21st century.
Moral philosopher Harry Frankfurter asks us to contemplate the 'doctrine of sufficiency' when it comes to money.
'Lock & Mori' adds a new layer to the Sherlock Holmes pantheon: two brainy, tender-hearted kids attempting to protect each other from dangers beyond their ken.
The fourth novel of Ferrante’s brilliant Neapolitan series is ablaze with dramatic incidents: adultery, suicide, political terrorism, more adultery, shocking betrayals, and a mysterious disappearance.
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