From John Adams to George H. W. Bush, these seven presidential biographies cover remarkable ground and offer a series of engaging portraits.
If you’ve ever dreamed of tossing your return ticket home, David Lebovitz might make you think twice.
Robert Dallek's FDR is a man of great but always complicated drives.
Revolutionary-era historian Gordon S. Wood, in his latest book on the period, makes clear just how fragile the American experiment had become once George Washington retired to Mount Vernon.
The young adult novel is full of fits and starts, but charming in a way that feels as sweetly ingenuous as its heroine
Jelley is a painter in her own right, which allows her to write with authority.
In this big new book, author Mike Wallace posits that 1898 to 1919 were the years in which New York entered the modern era.
Based on her 2016 TED Talk, “The Beauty of Being a Misfit,” Lidia Yuknavitch argues that life's most difficult moments can be portals to a new experience.
Sitting Bull toured with Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West show for a four-month period in 1885.
The Klan was 'the biggest social movement of the early twentieth century,' one whose 'ideas echo again today,' writes New York University historian Linda Gordon in her startling new book.
The thriller, mystery novel-quality of this true story will keep readers turning pages.
'Gulag' author Anne Applebaum gives a chorus of contemporary voices to the tale, and her book is written in the light of later history.
Oliver's work charts those moments when the temporal is touched by the transcendental.
Isaacson concludes that Leonardo’s outsider status helped to feed his development.
Author Justin Spring offers profiles of six talented American writers who were also gourmands, including the legendary and luminary Julia Child, essayist M.F.K. Fisher, and artist-turned-culinary savant Richard Olney.
Like 'Hidden Figures,' this well-crafted book reveals a remarkable slice of unacknowledged US history.
It’s easy to see why Ward’s new novel has been called a 'Beloved' for the incarcerated generation, but there are also echoes of William Faulkner and Eudora Welty.
Biographer Ron Chernow returns with his latest take on a historical figure, which largely rewrites Grant's legacy.
Almost 20 years since she published her first novel in China, Xiaolu Guo lays bare her first 40 years in a single book.
Moorehead, who grew up in Italy and speaks Italian, portrays the trials and intrigues of the Rosselli clan in intimate detail.