This improbably buoyant novel combines Shakespearean romance, suspense, satire, and a pastiche of styles.
Legal efforts to retrieve two bronzes looted by Western troops in 1860 may fail. Another option: let wealthy donors buy them back.
A Parisian art dealer’s son and a young Louvre curator hunt for what the Nazis looted.
The claim by Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb that it holds hostages kidnapped more than a month ago fuels fears that the group is expanding its reach.
Nature writer Roger Deakin considers wood as a vital element of life.