Former US Ambassador to Austria Swanee Hunt writes hauntingly of the "grand intentions and missed opportunities" that prevented us from protecting Bosnians.
British academic Andrew Preston offers a crisply written account of the historic intersection of religion and US foreign policy.
'Devil' is a compelling look at the case that forged Thurgood Marshall’s perception of himself as a crusader for civil rights.
A diverse group of writers lend their talents to the search for meaning after Japan’s tsunami.
Sportswriters Barry Wilner and Ken Rappoport tell how March Madness grew from an eight-team tournament in a rickety Illinois gym to a $10-billion business.
This unvarnished mix of journalism, history, and memoir tells hard truths about life on America's Indian reservations.
Hoping for a better world – quickly? "Abundance" promises to take you there.
Adam Johnson's chilling but wonderfully written novel about present-day North Korea ranks as a contemporary 'Darkness at Noon.'
Eric Klinenberg's thought-provoking new book charts the singletons who are too often misunderstood by policymakers and our culture.
Margaret Fuller, problem child of American transcendentalism, gets fresh treatment from Pulitzer Prize-winner John Matteson.
Her parents' restaurant was celebrated, but Charlotte Silver's childhood as a rich little poor girl was less glamorous than it looked.
Jean Edward's Smith's new biography obliterates earlier arguments that Eisenhower’s was a dull, torpid presidency.
'Pure, astonishing reportage’ of makeshift life in an Indian slum.
Charles Dickens – the great novelist – was also a journalist in love with the streets.
Did the Senate really used to be a grand institution? Ira Shapiro argues that it was – and not that long ago.
These love stories recorded by StoryCorps remind us what matters most.
Every stolen painting has a story. The tale behind this one is epic.
The overlooked story of the hardworking justice who stood up to one of America's most popular presidents – and won a victory for posterity.
Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man has been called the world's most famous drawing. But what does it mean?
Music legend Gil Scott-Heron's poignant memoir.