Sam Staggs’s “Finding Zsa Zsa” looks at a family that “never stopped working at” being famous.
Despite its eccentricities, Zink’s latest novel is surprisingly conventional.
Tupelo Hassman’s follow-up to “Girlchild” has a lighter touch and a more hopeful message.
Anthropologist Franz Boas and his students challenged 20th-century prejudices, Charles King writes.
Angie Maxwell and Todd Shields trace the strategic transformation of a region and a party.
Richard Panek explains the fundamental strangeness of a fundamental force.
Svetlana Alexievich collects the memories of those who witnessed tragedy at a young age.
John Clubbe examines how an era of “new and strange ideas” influenced the composer and his works.
Christopher Leonard explores the sprawling company and its influence on the U.S. economy.
In Yoko Ogawa’s novel, remembering is a dangerous pastime.