Fact-laden biography gives little insight into the woman and even less into her designs.
This morning, J.K. Rowling posted several new items on her Pottermore website.
A NATO intelligence agent and a soldier of fortune team up in a tangled adventure in West Africa.
Edgar Allan Poe’s creepy poem has been flying high for almost 170 years.
Can the frightened employees of this haunted Scandinavian-inspired store survive the night?
In time for Halloween, three new anthologies of 19th-century ghost stories and detective tales.
Anne Rice returns to her lush world of beautiful, hedonistic undead.
A helpful quiz to find out if there’s a witch in your midst.
“The Art of the English Murder” is entertaining, but Lucy Worsley could have used more historical sources.
Laura Auricchio recounts the life of Lafayette, his desire for glory, and his contributions to the American cause.
Francis Fukuyama explores the essential characteristics of a successful liberal democracy.
Gary Krist brings to life the New Orleans’ prostitutes, musicians and murderous dangers in early 1900s.
In a new memoir, Bryan Stevenson recounts his efforts to reverse glaring mistakes in criminal justice cases.
From the author of “Fight Club,” a new novel on female sexual pleasure — and how it can be manipulated.
The bestselling author of “Leaving Time” joins with PETA to raise alarm about the treatment of elephants.
Gary Bass, Richard Overy and David Von Reybrouck are competing for the $75,000 award.
‘Read it,’ writes Jane Smiley, ‘it will do you good.’
Harold Holzer examines the newspapers’ role in Lincoln’s rise
A lawyer must choose between nonprofit legal work in Appalachia and a high-priced firm in New York.
The books Washington has been reading.