Celebrity librarian Pearl - best known for her book recommendations – comes out with her first novel.
Boyne's new novel follows its protagonist throughout the decades, from birth in 1945 to age 70, and the story encompasses a great deal of history.
Author Karin Esterhammer talked her husband into selling nearly everything they owned to move to Vietnam with their 8-year-old son.
Bob Berman's 'Zapped,' Max Tegmark's 'Life 3.0,' and Richard Dawkins's 'Science in the Soul' succeed in turning science books into good summer reads.
Robert K. Sutton brilliantly brings history to life in this thoroughly researched and passionately recounted story.
A portrait of the actor who gave life to the larger-than-life.
In the new novel from the author of 'Gods Without Men' and 'Revolution,' an attempt to fabricate a work of art sets off a voyage into the darkness of American history.
Poet Jill Bialosky illuminates for us the joys and tragedies that have shaped her – saved her – through poetry.
Sixteen-year-old protagonist Eugenia 'Genie' Lo is much more interested in getting into Harvard than in learning that she is a Chinese deity.
Fawzi al-Qawuqji spanned a remarkable period in Arab history and led a life well worth examining.
The genius of Mary McCarthy's fiction, writes Melissa H. Pierson, is that she lets no one off the hook.
The book's title is an actual place: a vast apartment building – built in 1931 for the new Communist ruling elite – standing on an embankment in the Moscow River, just opposite the Kremlin.
Bruce Handy’s brief but deeply satisfying survey of children’s literature marries curiosity, humor, and downright excitement.
Mattias Boström's terrific new book traces the Sherlock Holmes story from Doyle's original inspiration and on, up through Benedict Cumberbatch.
In his memoir, writer Dimitri Bontinck describes his odyssey into the heart of ISIS territory to rescue his son.
Kamila Shamsie uses a conflict zone to explore combustible human relationships.
In Maile Meloy's new novel, a carefully controlled vacation gives way to crisis, and reveals the thin membrane that surrounds a 'predictable' life.
Ann Hood's memoir about reading as a form of self-discovery is fast-paced and beguiling.
The inclusion of early drafts of Hemingway stories sometimes detracts from the pleasure of the finished product.
John McKay, author of 'Discovering the Mammoth,' talks about the theories that earlier generations developed in their struggle to understand woolly mammoth bones.