James Fairhead tells how a South Seas cannibal moved to New York and became famous.
Kevin Ashton debunks the myths of genius: even Einstein and Mozart had to sweat the process to succeed.
A creative writing professor at George Mason University, Habila says he was ‘in a daze’ when he heard the news.
In her new memoir, the Sonic Youth rocker says she sometimes felt “frumpy.”
‘Insecure’ at last: With a television pilot and memoir, ‘Awkward Black Girl’ Issa Rae finds new success
Her book’s a bestseller and HBO has ordered a pilot of her show, “Insecure,” but Issa Rae already has her eye on her next target.
Leonid Yakobson and ballet as an act of resistance in Soviet Russia.
Boxing up the treasured books collected over a lifetime brought a transcendent reunion with old friends.
Available for the first time in English, these stories paint a harsher world than the Brothers Grimm.
Christopher Scotton’s novel tells the tale of a 14-year-old boy’s coming of age following a family tragedy.
Detective Tess Monaghan juggles motherhood with mystery-solving.
Steve Fraser surveys American resistance to wealth and power and sees timidity now in our midst.
Mary Pilon’s ‘The Monopolists’ untangles the knotty history of a popular board game.
In her memoir “Call Me Debbie,” the renowned soprano explains how her weight has affected her work.
A new biography, by Zoe Howe, offers (some) fresh material about the Fleetwood Mac star
Van den Berg talks about her new dystopian novel, alligator hotlines and ghosts in Key West.
Canadian writer pens a follow-up to her celebrated novel “Deafening.”
Mr. Levine, who worked in the factories of Detroit, wrote poetry about the dignity of ordinary people.
REVIEW | T. Geronimo Johnson’s brilliant send-up takes on race, culture and political correctness.
New collections from Jynne Dilling Martin, Tom Sleigh and Alice Fulton.
The saga of a clairvoyant in futuristic London continues.
The books Washington has been reading.