The bestselling British author and screenwriter is making his own bid for detective story immortality with an astonishing Golden Age-style mystery novel.
The Bank of England hopes to make their reports more understandable by imitating the famed children's book author's concise, simple writing style.
'Sting Like a Bee' author Leigh Montville explains how the fabled boxer vanquished the Vietnam draft.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is coauthor of 'Climate of Hope,' a solution-oriented book about what individuals and governments can and should be doing about climate change.
Despite struggle in other genres, religious books aimed at children have seen an impressive and steady increase in sales over the past decade.
In his new book, 'Where the Water Goes,' journalist David Owen takes readers inside the topsy-turvy world of Western water.
The new book by Washington Post reporter Monica Hesse is one of the year's best and most unusual true-crime books.
I didn't take much to Thoreau the first time I read him. He's been proving me wrong ever since.
Stevenson offers another possibility for reading that seems worth exploring in this season of our political discontent.
Al Franken's humor is back at full strength in his new book, which is a memoir of the former 'Saturday Night Live' writer's journey to the NBC institution and his more recent time in politics.
Historian Robert Caro shares some important lessons learned in his new audio project 'On Power.'
It was largely women who led the drive to get their communities to embrace Civil War monuments.
A new book by a Library of Congress historian unearths once-forgotten tidbits of history related to the Great War.
Participants drive their cars during the Ennstal Classic oldtimer rally on the road to Soelkpass, Austria, on July 20.
As major universities like UC Berkeley abandon traditional book collections, the role of campus libraries is starting to look a little different from the good old days of an offline era.
British historian Alec Ryrie chronicles the epic drama of a faith that he portrays as vibrant, diverse, and confounding.
'Fear City' tracks New York's devastating brush with bankruptcy.
Kudos to the folks creating these comics, who are taking 80-year-old characters and making them fresh and exciting.
One of Neruda’s continuing themes was the way that basic objects, like tables and chairs, soap and socks, a dictionary or a pair of scissors, can seem magical when glanced at a slightly different angle.
The iconic magazine piece 'Frank Sinatra Has a Cold' has lessons – and surprises – for today's journalists.
A new book tracks the future Russian leader on his road to revolution.
How the British turned the tables on captivity in the 19th century.
The pleasure of language rested at the heart of Woolf’s novels, as well as her lively occasional essays and literary criticism.
Now, as a tribute to the 19th-century siblings who have become something of a public television franchise, 'To Walk Invisible' dramatizes the lives of the Brontes themselves.