When award-winning poet Karen Auvinen loses all in a fire, she must decide what kind of life to rebuild.
Novelist Caryl Phillips uses the life of author Jean Rhys to once again explore themes of racism and colonialism.
Husband-and-wife journalism team James and Deborah Fallows spent five years traveling the US via passenger plane and returned with a refreshingly positive story to tell.
Six lovely picture books exemplify the joys of summer reading.
Seymour Hersh's memoir is full of smooth storytelling and well-turned anecdotes, but it can also be a bumpy ride.
History, fantasy, humor, and drama mingle in these four wonderful new books for middle-grade readers – out just in time for summer reading.
Nell Painter enrolls in art school at 64, while Henry Alford begins a serious pursuit of dance at the age of 50.
New Yorker writer Auletta takes his readers deep inside the conference calls and boardrooms of the professionals on the front lines of the industry's internet transformation.
British historian Graham Robb explores the land that once supported the descendents of the first king of Scotland.
From Pakistan to Miami, these lively tales speak to readers in the 8-12 age group.
This clever work of meta-fiction is told by a writer named Anthony Horowitz, who has been asked by a former detective to look into a most unusual murder.
From the Tour de France to the dark side of America's economy, these new June releases cover plenty of ground.
Penelope Lively explores the garden’s place in art and literature, and in her own life.
A standing guard soldier gets his sweat wiped off by his chief at the Mamayev Kurgan World War II memorial complex in Volgograd, Russia, on June 21.
Alessandra Cerreti took the unusual route of stalking southern Italy's Ndrangheta through the group's wives and mothers.
This collection of four shoot-em-up novels and eight short stories beautifully demonstrates Leonard’s gift for crisp dialogue, swift plotting, and flab-free storytelling.
Families of various kinds are at the heart of four audiobooks this month.
Like most very old and very storied cities, Rome has as many scars as trophies.
Hurston’s study of Lewis was conducted during her years as a Barnard College anthropology student under Dr. Franz Boas.
Alinejad, creator of the My Stealthy Freedom campaign, celebrates 'the moments of small rebellion, the tiny acts of defiance that allow us to breathe, the guilty pleasure of breaking unjust rules.'
With new focus on a female character, Anne Hillerman is successfully reviving her dad's immensely popular novels.
Former US poet laureate Kooser has the gift of discovering literary vignettes where others fail to see below the surface.
Former Central Park Conservancy president Elizabeth Barlow Rogers blends her own story with that of the park that she loves.
Who better than Berry to explain to us 'who we are, where we are, and what we must do to live'?