Nicholas Carlson reveals that despite her Hollywood-like status, Marissa Mayer still faces hurdles at Yahoo!
The final installment in a series about a samurai detective who walks the mean streets of feudal Japan.
A collection of women sci-fi greats; an exploration of near-future realities; and a vision of ecological collapse.
A comic political satire of the Bush administration’s assault on civil rights — and common sense.
Some highlights from a year of books by funny people, including Poehler, Amram and Mandvi.
Stephen Kotkin charts the improbable rise of Joseph Stalin, a talented politician, organizer and infighter.
Adam Tooze describes U.S. clout in the remaking of the world political and economic order after World War I
Sara Lipton explores how hostile representations of Jews arose in the Middle Ages.
A remarkable collection of design drawings for inventions long forgotten.
James Carroll urges the Christian faithful to reexamine their beliefs about Jesus’s identity.
An ambitious novel that reaches from the trenches of World War I to the air raids of World War II.
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When a Danish cartoonist offends Islamic terrorists, the CIA gives him a new identity in a small U.S. town.
A fantastical story for young readers by the author of “Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage.”
Dianne White, Mark Kurlansky and Ann M. Martin offer rhyming couplets, a biography and a novel, respectively.
Santa Claus confronts TV writer/producer Eric Kaplan with some tough questions.
Richard Bernstein explores whether the U.S and China could have avoided decades of antagonism.
Laura Kipnis explores the male human animal across the spectrum from scumbag to victim.
Marilyn Johnson portrays the archaeologists as rugged heirs of Indiana Jones and quiet scholars.
In ‘The American Vice Presidency,’ Jules Witcover surveys an office that has evolved markedly in recent years.
The books Washington has been reading.