This rediscovered masterpiece exhibits a 19th-century confidence in layer-cake storytelling.
New story collections by three of the most successful practitioners of the literary narrative.
The prolific author has written millions of words in his lifetime, but managed fewer than 100 on his much-hyped new account
A book, a mystery, an experience — from the co-creator of ‘Lost.’
David O. Stewart’s novel reveals a plot behind Lincoln’s killing that is even more sinister than was known.
Our book critic’s favorite reads for 2013 skews in favor of British and Irish writers
Yuval Levin examines the debate between Edmund Burke and Thomas Paine and how it created right and left
Robert Hillburn talked to Johnny Cash many times over the years, and offers insight in a new biography.
In his many books, the Cornell historian examined the Constitution and concepts of American identity.
Geordie Greig focuses more on the legendary painter’s epic sexual adventures than his art.
“City of Devi” impresses judges with a m nage trois during a nuclear crisis.
The adventures of 10-year-old Flora and a super squirrel.
The illustrator of “Creepy Carrots!” is back with a tiger out of control.
This Friday, I’ll be talking with the author of “A Constellation of Vital Phenomena.”
The hero of these novellas could just as well be called Horn Dog.
REVIEW | Taraghi’s short stories offer rare insight on life in Iran.
Before Daphne du Maurier’s story, before Hitchcock’s movie, there was Baker’s terrifying novel.
A complex, often hilarious, ultimately moving novel about who we are — and what we discard.
Sacco’s latest work depicts the British attack on German trenches on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.
The books Washington has been reading.
From novels to history to cooking and ghost stories, Post editors and critics offer introduction to capital.