Gerard Russell reports on the ancient non-Muslim religions being squeezed out of the Middle East
Rhonda Garelick creates a detailed, wry and nuanced portrait of the complicated fashion icon.
Dick Lehr explores the emergence of D.W. Griffith, his epic film and the racial debate the work inspired.
A detailed look at a controlling visionary architect with a complicated and contradictory personality.
Penguin Christmas Classics put stories by Charles Dickens, Louisa May Alcott and others back under the tree.
Clifford, the clumsy, lovable canine, helped teach millions of youngsters how to face the world.
A literary thriller set in the rarefied world of book collectors pays homage to an Agatha Christie whodunit.
From ‘The Poky Little Puppy’ to ‘Cujo,’ dogs have been some of the most memorable characters in literature.
“A Laffopedic Guide to the Formerly Funny,” by Christopher Miller.
One More Page Books plans to start a bookstore on wheels.
‘Irene’ is a violent thriller that’s also a clever play on the genre of crime fiction.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt acquires the U.S. rights to the Nobel winner’s latest book — and a small Boston publisher is pushed to the sidelines.
Joshua Davis recounts how four immigrant teenagers overcame huge odds to ace a robotics competition.
The former Saturday Night Live star dishes about his sometimes heartbreaking rise to semi-fame.
A compact new biography of the tramp who was once the most famous and beloved person on the planet.
The printing press shaped a medieval revolution of the word — with great relevance to our own moment.
The onetime lover of the politically influential novelist, later became a self-help psychologist.
‘Bomb: The Author Interviews’ misses the chance to capture the writerly voices of an era.
An immigrant story is the newest offering from the author of ‘The Red Tent.’
Pithy postcards from nameless senders offer a vivid and intimate mosaic of 21st-century interior life.
The books Washington has been reading.