Get over your nostalgia for the local library of your childhood. Here’s how we need to remake it today.
Ellen McCarthy explores how we love and how we could do it a little better with some kindness and courtesy.
Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer look into the lives of Eleanor Roosevelt and Teddy Roosevelt’s daughter.
Matthew Parker chronicles Ian Fleming’s adventures and loves around his house called Goldeneye.
A deep-felt, unconditional passion for Nicholson Baker.
The university’s “Eyes on Shakespeare” exhibit will emphasize the rich visual content of the Bard’s work in October 2016.
The surprise publishing hit “Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography” expands the “Little House” author’s memoir.
Michael Pye’s history focuses on the role of the people around the North Sea — not the Roman Empire.
Ann Bauer’s novel stars an ex-priest being primed to become a “forgiveness hero.”
In “My Organic Life,” Nora Pouillon dishes on food, feminism and the restaurant that made her name.
New Folio Society edition of Frank Herbert’s classic features an introduction by Michael Dirda and color illustrations.
“The American People: Search for My Heart” is the latest from AIDS activist Larry Kramer.
Melvin Konner argues that as women gain influence society becomes more democratic, compassionate, equal.
Tavis Smiley recounts his joys and sorrows with his longtime friend Maya Angelou.
Leigh Ann Henion travels the world in a quest to reconnect with a personal sense of wonder.
In David Whitehouse’s novel, a bookmobile turns into a means of escape.
A debut war novel filled with enough adrenaline-fueled combat to satisfy any Hollywood producer.
This morning his “Redeployment” was named a finalist for a $25,000 PEN award, and this afternoon it was named a finalist for the $7,500 Chautauqua Prize.
The PEN American Center awards annual prizes in a number of categories, including essays, science writing, first books and books in translation.
Robert Crawford’s biography “Young Eliot” captures the poet’s early years.
The books Washington has been reading.