Jeffrey Kluger, a longtime science writer and editor for Time magazine, spins an engaging tale, delving into the nooks and crannies of physics, space politics, and human dynamics.
Two memoirs, a short story collection, and a novel set during the Civil War all speak to the emotions.
The main purpose of 'Aliens' isn’t to argue for or against the proposition that we are not alone, but to discuss the conditions necessary for life and the possibility that such conditions exist.
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Charmaine Craig's second novel traces the effects of political oppression, war, and genocide.
This month we are featuring short story collections, with a particular interest in female authors and/or protagonists.
'The Lost City of Z' author David Grann delivers an absorbing but disturbing account of a string of mostly unsolved murders in the Osage Indian Nation of Oklahoma in the 1920s.
Buddhism, Daoism, Islam, and Christianity claim around 300 million followers today, nearly one-third of China’s adult population.
Despite struggle in other genres, religious books aimed at children have seen an impressive and steady increase in sales over the past decade.
Veteran reporters Thomas Oliphant and Curtis Wilkie have crafted a tougher and more balanced account of the long campaign than anybody's written yet.
The pages, from the priest handbook 'Sarum Ordinal or Sarum Pye,' was printed in 1476 or 1477 by William Caxton.
British sci-fi and fantasy author China Miéville sifts through the extraordinary disagreements, debates, and debacles that accompanied the Russian reds on every step of the road to revolution.
Hala Alyan's debut novel is a chronology of a Palestinian family and their mandatory wandering life imposed on them by the Six-Day War of 1967 and subsequently Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait in 1990.
Haruki Murakami's seventh short story collection is rife with familiar obsessions and yet still surprising.
The former president outlined the vision for the new library and museum complex, which will act as a social and cultural hub in the city's struggling South Side.
YA author Lucy Keating delivers a light and fluffy fiction with citrusy twist of metafiction.
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Wayne Flynt has collected his correspondence with Harper Lee. Perhaps the quality of Lee that will hit readers most is her humor.