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.
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.
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.
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.
Jonathan Eig explores the medical and cultural journey toward the creation of the birth-control pill.
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.
This chilling tale of our anti-Semitic future was shortlisted for the 2014 Man Booker Prize.
“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 George W. Hunt Prize is funded by former Major League Baseball commissioner Fay Vincent.
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.
The books Washington has been reading.