‘People should be prepared to say quartet instead of trilogy.’
Mark Doten’s “The Infernal” looks at Sept. 11’s aftermath through a cracked mirror.
The author of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series brings Austen’s heroine to the 21st century.
Ryan Chapman’s “Conversation Sparks” offers 350 random bits of trivia to break the awkwardness
Bill Gifford explores the many ways people seek to stave off the aging process and live forever.
Blaine Harden charts the course of fantasies that created the despotic state of North Korea.
Juan Enriquez and Steve Gullans propose that Homo sapiens are in charge of evolution on our planet.
In ‘Mr. and Mrs. Disraeli,’ Daisy Hay uses the letters of the prime minister and his wife to portray a marriage.
Dissecting “White Magic,” by Lothar Müller and “Portraits and Reviews” by G. Thomas Tanselle.
In the new issue of the American Scholar, Christian Wiman and Emily Fox Gordon offer antidotes to the predictable, narcissistic memoir.
“The Harder They Come” explores violence, heroism and anti-government sentiments.
Carola Dibbell’s “The Only Ones,” Ian Tregillis’s “The Mechanical” and Francesca Haig’s “The Fire Sermon.”
Henderson is also working on a TV adaptation of “Fourth of July Creek“
The demand for grant money has been so strong that he’s adding $250,000 to the program he announced two weeks ago.
The unlikely heroine of Mary Louise Kelly’s novel is sucked into an unsolved double homicide
In “Unforgettable,” Scott Simon tells the story of his mother’s vivacious life and her final days.
Authors delve into the mind of the master of suspense and the deceptive nature of performing.
Ever gone into a modern art gallery and wondered, “What’s going on here?” This slim volume offers help.
Why are so many hands missing across history -- and literature?
Like the best ensemble film, characters drift from story to story in a collection by a master of the craft.
The books Washington has been reading.