Jonathan Yardley has been the book critic of The Washington Post since 1981. That same year he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Criticism. He is the author of six books, and a seventh — a collection of his "Second Reading" columns for The Post — will be published in the summer of 2011.
Robert Darnton examines the long history of censorship and discovers many surprising contradictions.
In his memoir “Epilogue,” Will Boast seeks the family his father left behind.
In “Liar Temptress Soldier Spy,” Karen Abbott reports on female spies during the Civil War.
Ronald C. Rosbottom depicts the limits of the Parisian response to Nazi occupation.