Lives are pulled apart by the discovery of an old pair of severed hands.
Katha Pollitt seeks to cast abortion as a social good — a decision made by women who celebrate motherhood.
Q&A: The chef and author on the global influences in an American kitchen.
Kim Zetter traces the planning, execution and discovery of the famed Stuxnet digital attack in Iran.
The untold stories of 33 men buried in a Chilean mine, and the miracle that set them free.
Book events that made news in 2014.
On the list: Stephanie Feldman’s debut “The Angel of Losses” and James Cambias’s “A Darkling Sea.”
Works by Colm Tóibín, Robert Harris, Smith Henderson and Georgette Heyer are adapted for the ear.
From politics to health to history and more, these books are worth checking out.
A great year in fiction and nonfiction.
The “Lemony Snicket” author’s riff about an African-American writer did not go over well.
An amalgam of the mythic and the modern with a dash of Baron Münchausen or Marvel comics.
An electric jolt of a novel about urban youth, anomie, sex and crime.
A gruesome novel about an exceedingly strange FBI agent.
Edward O. Wilson proposes that, though we are genetically Paleolithic, we can save humanity and the planet.
Richard Cohen explores the rise of Zionism, the creation of Israel, and the nation’s current-day challenges.
Exploring the world of cost control, empathy and words for the dying.
A beautiful, devastating little book of stories inspired by 39 art-house films.
BOOK REVIEW In James Gavin’s “Is That All There Is?” the singer’s life is unflinchingly chronicled.
The punk rocker introduces a new edition of Emily Brontë’s classic from the Folio Society.
The books Washington has been reading.