Gary Bass, Richard Overy and David Von Reybrouck are competing for the $75,000 award.
The adventures of Eduard Limonov: best-selling writer, butler, tailor and “professional revolutionary.”
Author David Nicholls paints a picture of a summer holiday sprinkled with as much humor as tragedy.
The guest editor corrals the industry’s “usual suspects” and new stars alike while illuminating cultural shifts.
A lawyer must choose between nonprofit legal work in Appalachia and a high-priced firm in New York.
In a new memoir, the former James Bond kisses and tells (kind of).
Caitlin Doughty describes her horrible and humorous life as a worker inside a crematory.
Alec MacGillis portrays Sen. Mitch McConnell’s hard-ball tactics and intense Republican partisanship.
New clues — and new theories — in a long unsolved Hollywood murder mystery.
Oliver Jeffers’s “Once Upon an Alphabet” spells i-r-r-e-s-i-s-t-i-b-l-e.
Pupil of one of historical fiction’s ‘most compelling action heroes’ stars in a twisty tale in 18th-century Lisbon.
War poet Brian Turner has never claimed credit for the movie’s title, but people keep insisting his poem was the inspiration.
“The Egypt Game” and other prize-winning books led readers into the terrain between fantasy and reality.
Paul Theroux, David Guterson and Tony Earley have each turned out accomplished literary anthologies
The bestselling author’s new novel explores maternal love, loss — and elephants.
“The Narrow Road to the Deep North” describes the building of the Thailand-Burma Death Railway during World War II.
In this anthology of short stories from Iran, the strongest contributors happen to be women.
Ms. Kizer, who won the Pulitzer Prize, often wrote about women’s concerns in her formally precise poetry.
Celebrated writers delivered a short reading on the perilous theme during the PEN/Faulkner event.
Edward Kleinbard and Jeff Madrick offer differing views to debunk the belief in the market-guided fixes.
The books Washington has been reading.