As World War II dawned, the US and Europe nervously watched a continent rich in resources and also riddled with pockets of Nazi sympathies.
Doris Kearns Goodwin mines the leadership lessons of presidents she has previously profiled – Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and LBJ – in this moving albeit somewhat lacking survey.
Derek Black's account of turning away from a familial and ideological legacy of hate is at once disturbing and uplifting.
This elegant, nuanced tale reaches over three continents and spans eight years of the early 19th century, a time of scientific explorations and class expectations.
Journalist and professor Sarah Smarsh places her family at the center of a narrative that mixes dysfunction with resilience.
Bestselling historian Antony Beevor recounts the heartbreaking series of catastrophes that many Germans considered their last great victory of the war.
Fans of 'The Crown' will be fascinated by this deeper dive into the life of the sister who did not become queen.
This fictionalized account of true events is the strangest of all genres: a mostly true story about a Holocaust romance.
These little women were tougher than you think, asserts author and gender studies expert Anne Boyd Rioux.
Former Newsweek legal affairs editor David A. Kaplan makes a strong and compelling case that the Supreme Court will remain over-involved in setting and amending policy and laws.
Much like its players, everything in pro football feels larger than life these days – especially controversies, which this book examines in abundance.
Three new books offer compelling visions of deserts, mirages, and bees.
Sixteen-year-old Ivy is seeking her biological mother, even as she struggles to process the multiple images of what her life could have been.
Novelist Maria Dahvana Headley plays with language as much as she plays with the plot of the epic poem.
Biographer Julian Jackson manages to be always thorough but never pedantic, always clarifying but never simplifying.
Chivers, a former Marine, spent years talking with, traveling with, and studying six US fighters who served in Afghanistan.
Tomalin also sounds a subtly feminist note, revealing how a woman who’s been a daughter, wife, and mother slowly found a life of her own in the reading and writing of books.
Today’s Jewish community continues to be divided over issues related to assimilation and secularization.
Loyal readers will be rewarded with an extended cameo from the star of Steinhauer’s 'Tourist' trilogy.