This debut novel makes important points about poverty, bullying, and popularity.
From the Venetian Jewish ghetto of the 1500s through Harlem and South Central LA, Princeton professor Mitchell Duneier profiles an urban phenomenon.
A lifetime of travel writing by Solomon includes a wide array of adventures, all wonderfully observed.
Even as a teenager, Meryl Streep was already a standout.
Where 'Free Verse' diverges from the typical words-saved-my-life narrative is in the way it chronicles Sasha’s development as a writer.
The note of precisely controlled anger in this book is nothing short of mesmerizing.
Decades before the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, did a Jerusalem antiquities dealer really find a first draft of the Bible?
Helen Simonson, author of 'Major Pettigrew's Last Stand,' lovingly recreates the days before World War I, an era about to be obliterated by the twin agents of technology and war.
Hoffman’s engaging book delves into biography, architectural and political history, and reportage in this ancient and troubled city.
Veteran Middle East hand Shelly Culbertson weaves history, culture, politics, and economics into a cohesive narrative.
North Carolina State University history professor Nancy Mitchell rewrites the narrative on the Carter years, insisting that the president was 'a Cold Warrior from day one.'
'The Murder of Mary Russell' is the best installment in a series that so far has been excellent.
Alfred and Blanche Knopf did not have a happy marriage but together they founded a publishing house with a genius for zeitgeist.
This debut novel by third-generation Japanese Canadian writer Lynn Kutsukake presents resonating testimony to humanity’s resilience.
This debut novel, featuring a time-traveling sea captain and his teenage daughter, is a sinuous and delightful read.
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For liberals, Johnson’s domestic record ranks him among the greatest presidents in American history.
Based on the true story of a 1984 crime, Jonathan Lee's debut novel follows the young IRA recruit assigned to the deadly mission.
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The son of a mathematical prodigy seeks – with compassion – to understand his father and his wasted gifts.
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