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.
“What Is Love? Romance Fiction in the Digital Age,” a special conference open to the public on Feb. 10-11, 2015.
Melville House in Brooklyn is working on a paperback version, expected in bookstores by the end of the year.
Selections for art lovers, mystery readers, geeks, Patti Smith fans — and more.
Indie publisher Melville House acts quickly to print and distribute the Senate Intelligence Committee’s “Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation Program”
NEH wants scholars to talk to regular people — rather than just to each other.
Twenty-four subtle but dazzling stories, taking place in generally unhappy towns and cities in Canada.
Short story writers Edward P. Jones, Lorrie Moore and Tobias Wolff celebrated the 100th anniversary of Malamud’s birth this weekend in Washington.
A cold case is put to ambitious use in a novel with at least three interwoven plots, including the Balkan conflict.
Toumani embarks on a journey to grapple with and find the meaning of the Armenian genocide.
David Rothkopf outlines the dangers America faces from its repeated failings in foreign-policy foresight.
Book critic Jonathan Yardley says goodbye to readers.
More -- and more candid -- discussion of best books lists would enrich our literary culture.
The books Washington has been reading.