A veteran of the Afghan war thinks he can relax on a quiet island — but then all hell breaks loose.
A comedy with the Holocaust as a historic backdrop takes the prize for best new graphic album.
A bustling tale of American reinvention, with two half-sisters toiling to reverse their fortunes.
Andrew Shaffer has a new book to get you through the return of Syfy’s flying sharks on July 30.
Lydia Cacho risks her life in pursuit of evidence of sex slavery and ways to eradicate it.
‘Hell Before Breakfast’ follows American war reporters from 1860 to 1910
‘Fantasy, Mass Culture, and Modernism in the Art of Winsor McCay’
Tom Burns traces the history of psychiatry from its heyday to today’s focus on drugs and neuroscience.
American authors, competing for literary honor for the first time, hold four of 13 spots on contest’s long-list.
The biography tells of the literary life of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s son.
Besides book on Manson family murders, historian also known for biography of J. Edgar Hoover.
Karen Joy Fowler, Siri Hustvedt, Richard Powers and Joshua Ferris among novelists competing for England’s most prestigious prize.
An autistic boy and his family struggle to break free from their burdens in a fantastical first novel.
Remember Bob Ross of “The Joy of Painting”? A serious look at the man who thought we could all make art.
The bestselling novelist’s daughter is the voice of “Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands“
A mesmerizing novel eschewing conventional style about the legendary Liverpool FC manager.
In “Rogue Elephant,” Simon Denyer explores India’s raucous democracy and fitful governance.
An Egyptologist explores the importance of the Nile to the civilizations that peopled its banks.
Arthur Allen tells how two scientists deceived their Nazi bosses in search for typhus vaccine.
Michael Wolraich tracks the massive turnaround in partisan political fortunes in the early 20th century.
The books Washington has been reading.