Two authors, Steve LeVine and Levi Tillemann, explore the obstacles to the big ambitions for electric cars.
How six weeks during World War I led to weapons of mass destruction as we know them.
“Eleanor Marx,” by Rachel Holmes, is a life of Karl Marx’s daughter, an important early feminist.
James Fairhead tells how a South Seas cannibal moved to New York and became famous.
After her father’s death, the author copes with her grief in a most unusual way — by training a raptor.
The author of “Llama Llama Red Pajama” was reading to kids just a few miles away.
The Folger Library has chosen which cities across the U.S. will get to host a free, four-week display of one of the world’s most valuable books.
‘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.
New books by Claire North, Neil Gaiman and Jeremy Robert Johnson.
Winner of the 2013 São Paulo prize is the first of Galera’s novels to be translated into English.
Memoirist Mimi Baird’s father disappeared when she was a child. Decades later, she’s published a memoir about rediscovering him through the shocking diary he left behind.
Christopher Scotton’s novel tells the tale of a 14-year-old boy’s coming of age following a family tragedy.
David O. Stewart chronicles the partnerships that helped James Madison shape the republic.
‘Eye on the Struggle,’ by James McGrath Morris, is the biography of a pioneering black journalist.
Catherine Mayer reveals Prince Charles’s plans to redefine the role of the British sovereign.
In her memoir “Call Me Debbie,” the renowned soprano explains how her weight has affected her work.
XPrize founder Peter Diamandis talks about how to see big problems as big opportunities.
The story collection highlights the allure of the peculiar. Who needs tediously believable situations?
This summer Random House will release “What Pet Should I Get?” -- a never-before published book by the master children’s writer.
Mr. Levine, who worked in the factories of Detroit, wrote poetry about the dignity of ordinary people.
The books Washington has been reading.