The bestselling author of “The Kite Runner” returns with another powerful story about Afghanistan.
A man becomes obsessed with a teenage girl, but does that obsession lead him to murder?
Can modest golem and a mercurial jinni find love in Lower Manhattan?
The harrowing story of a black man pressed into sexual slavery after the Revolutionary War.
Author stuffs stale history lessons into his multi-generational journey through the City of Light.
A supernatural mystery tale by Oliver Onions (1873-1961) stands with the best of its genre.
REVIEW | In Anthony Marra’s “A Constellation of Vital Phenomena,” neighbors struggle to survive.
A scientist makes a meager living observing the effects of climate change on Indiana’s birds.
In “The Roberts Court,” Marcia Coyle goes behind the scenes of four recent cases.
Robots will see us, hear us and respond to us; they will recognize our faces and perceive our smiles.
In “Beyond War,” David Rohde argues for the U.S. to work with moderates in the region.
Gavin Newsom’s “Citizenville” and Cass Sunstein’s “Simpler” apply trendy thinking to an old tradition.
“They Don’t Dance Much” is attuned to the ambiguities of human behavior and tightly controlled.
A science writer for The Washington Post, Margaret Webb Pressler decided to unravel the mystery of her husband’s biology.
In “The Spark,” Kristine Barnett tells how she and her son defied the experts.
Rick Atkinson’s “The Guns at Last Light” reconstructs the war in compelling detail.
In “Act of Congress,” Robert Kaiser shows how Congress succeeds and stumbles in governing.
In “Pope Francis,” the new pontiff speaks in his own words on his life and his Church.
In ‘Red Rover,’ Roger Wiens explores his work with the Curiosity mars rover and a laser that vaporizes rocks
In ‘Payback,’ Thane Rosenbaum examines why vengeance makes Americans squeamish
In ‘Country Girl’ the novelist reflects on her vigorous, fascinating life
Cita Stelzer goes to the table with the great British statesman
In “The Last Train to Zona Verde,” Paul Theroux goes to Africa to escape his routine.
“Through the Perilous Fight” about the War of 1812 recounts the burning of Washington and Fort McHenry.
The books Washington has been reading.
From novels to history to cooking and ghost stories, Post editors and critics offer introduction to capital.