Paul Theroux takes a condescending tour and finds a land of poverty, faith and guns.
Paul Strathern charts the life of Savonrola, spiritual leader of a corrupt medieval Florence.
Niall Ferguson argues that Kissinger favored a moral foundation for foreign policy.
Joby Warrick chronicles the evolution of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, whose brutality has defined the ISIS state.
A gripping biography of Dalton Trumbo, the infamous screenwriter behind “Roman Holiday” and others.
New books by Christina Lauren, Sonali Day and Christi Caldwell
Broadway might have drifted into financial and cultural oblivion were it not for three men who intervened.
Art Taylor’s “On the Road With Del and Louise” offers lovable rogues, inept crooks and harmless eccentrics.
In her new novel, the Pulitzer Prize winner delivers an insightful and gripping tale of the legendary warrior
Jacqueline Woodson says honest conversations are the key to real progress.
In “Phishing for Phools,” George A. Akerloff and Robert J. Shiller explain how consumer choices are made.
Eileen Pollack traces her difficult journey as a wickedly smart woman with an interest in physics.
A new boxed-set brings together the expansive work of the celebrated Holocaust memoirist.
A globe-trotting tale that lays bare the loathsomeness of artistic stars and their hangers-on.
In addition to the Pulitzer, he won National Book Award for collections that explored the topical and the private.
A potentially insightful novel about a dystopian society quickly deflates into a flaccid sex comedy.
Her dozens of novels, featuring rich and rapacious men and women, sold more than 500 million copies.
Dr. Schorske wrote about Austrian and German history and received one of the first MacArthur “genius grants.”
Wil Haygood recounts the civil rights battles and successes of Justice Thurgood Marshall.
Amy Odell is the sort of fashion editor you want to sit next to at a runway show.
Washington Post bestsellers:Jan Karon’s ‘Come Rain or Come Shine’ debuts at No. 1