George Mitchell recounts his life as senator and key negotiator on important issues in 1980s and ‘90s.
In “Jacksonland,” Steve Inskeep tells the story of how Andrew Jackson turned on his former Cherokee allies.
How geographical differences influence our views on the Constitution.
In ‘All the Wild That Remains,’ David Gessner illuminates two great writers on the American West.
Here’s a rundown of books that prominent leaders recommend, none of which you’ll find on the business shelf.
James Boyce’s comprehensive social history traces original sin through the ages.
His journal Gargoyle served as an incubator for two generations of writers.
“Our Souls at Night”: A quiet yet bold tale about what older folks are allowed to expect from their lives
Bernie Gunther, an investigator for the Nazis, returns in another superb thriller set in war-torn Europe.
Mr. Wright, the son of renowned poet James Wright, wrote of his struggles with addiction and mental illness.
H.W. Brands shows how Reagan has driven public policy and shaped attitudes toward government’s role.
Eight tips for delivering a uniquely forgettable and innocuous speech — just like the pros.
Hannah Nordhaus explores why her great-great-grandmother haunts a Santa Fe hotel
Adam Rapp’s novel follows the darkly comedic travails of a rocker turned attic-dwelling landlord.
David Browne’s “So Many Roads” reads like a live bootleg, digging into the band’s state of mind.
More than a record of daily events, the book explores unexpected connections and coincidences
Dr. Gay, who escaped Nazi Germany as a child, taught at Yale for many years.
Works by Gregory Pardlo, Jeffrey Brown and Robert Morgan.
Ruefle is coming to Washington for ‘The Life of a Poet’ series, a wide-ranging conversation about her work on Wed., May 13, at the Hill Center.
The trilogy that began with “Natchez Burning” continues with a look inside Mississippi’s tortured racial history.
The books Washington has been reading.