Jo Becker’s new book chronicles the marriage equality movement.
The director and author speaks of a mask that hides his truer feelings, but his letters seem quite candid
Susanna Kaysen’s “Cambridge” is a memoir-like novel about a not-quite-happy childhood.
A young scholar becomes obsessed with Richard I and a piece of the True Cross.
In this latest installment of the Discworld series, steam engines chug into town.
Glass returns with some of the best characters from her National Book Award-winning novel, ‘Three Junes.’
Ms. Townsend’s most popular creation was Adrian Mole, whom she followed from teen to adult.
A thriller set among Manhattan’s elite reminds us that smart women can make foolish choices.
‘Acts of God’ is the 12th story collection by Ellen Gilchrist, a renowned practitioner of the form.
‘You Are Here’ chronicles the history of global positioning and how we find out where we are.
Dane Huckelbridge attempts to discover America through bourbon, and bourbon through America
The nominees include Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s “Americanah” and Donna Tartt’s “The Goldfinch.”
“Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting”
A wonderfully digressive revisiting of a doomed city.
“The Long Shadow: The Legacies of the Great War in the Twentieth Century.”
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The second edition of “The Sibley Guide to Birds” includes more than 100 new rare species.
He was a high school English teacher when his first novel was published -- and changed his life.
Cheever finally completes a conversation with the great poet that began when she was 14.
With a brilliant husband and a gifted son, Grace thinks she's lucky beyond words. Beware. . . .
The books Washington has been reading.
From novels to history to cooking and ghost stories, Post editors and critics offer introduction to capital.