Book World

Quiet portraits of our disappointments and moments of grace
 
It’s man vs. the mob in Stephan Talty’s exhilarating history ‘Black Hand’
(The Washington Post, April 23, 2017; 5:34 PM)
 
Czeslaw Milosz: One of the most fascinating poets of the past 100 years
(The Washington Post, April 21, 2017; 10:41 AM)
 
David Bowie remembered by his admirers, collaborators and friends
(The Washington Post, April 21, 2017; 9:28 AM)
 
What about Bill O’Reilly’s children’s book, ‘Give Please a Chance’?
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2017; 3:01 PM)
 
How workers coped after GM shuttered its Janesville plant
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2017; 2:24 PM)
 
Scrambling over ruins of the world’s lost great wonders
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2017; 1:26 PM)
 
Will we ever really understand cats? A brave author tries to crack the feline mind.
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2017; 1:11 PM)
 
Before you put that fennel and garlic-scented chicken leg in your mouth, read this
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2017; 1:09 PM)
 
Jorie Graham’s first book in five years and other best poetry of the month
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2017; 11:00 AM)
 
Former Hillary Clinton speechwriter set to publish an insider account
(The Washington Post, April 19, 2017; 3:13 PM)
 
How well do we know our heroes? A new book shows the darker side of Martin Luther
(The Washington Post, April 19, 2017; 8:00 AM)
 
What can a dying mother leave her young son?
(The Washington Post, April 18, 2017; 5:42 PM)
 
After 2016’s losses, Elizabeth Warren tells Democrats: ‘Shame on us’
(The Washington Post, April 18, 2017; 4:40 PM)
 
Meet America’s most extraordinary family: The Lowells
(The Washington Post, April 18, 2017; 2:55 PM)
 
Elizabeth Kostova takes us on another European ad­ven­ture in ‘The Shadow Land’
(The Washington Post, April 18, 2017; 9:00 AM)
 
The night Clinton said what she never expected to say: ‘Congratulations, Donald’
(The Washington Post, April 17, 2017; 6:17 PM)
 
How Trump breathed new life into the cultural war waged by evangelicals
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2017; 12:57 PM)
 
Are you rich enough to be a true philanthropist?
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2017; 12:42 PM)
 
She said, he said: journalist accuses Woodward of ‘breathtaking betrayal.’
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2017; 12:09 PM)
 
How Eisenhower worked stealthily to rein in Joseph McCarthy
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2017; 11:20 AM)
 
How slaves maintained their personal value even while on the auction block
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2017; 11:06 AM)
 
A look at Syria: The everyday beauty and the everyday fears
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2017; 10:23 AM)
 
Hey, hey, it’s the Monkees!
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Lesley Nneka Arimah’s debut story collection is vibrant and fresh
(The Washington Post, April 13, 2017; 7:27 PM)
 
‘Underground Fugue’: A tale of mother-daughter love against a backdrop of terror
(The Washington Post, April 13, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Why isn’t David Jones famous?
(The Washington Post, April 12, 2017; 8:00 AM)
 
‘Every Night I Dream of Hell’ takes us deep inside a hit man’s life
(The Washington Post, April 11, 2017; 1:27 PM)
 
The key to raising happy kids? The latest trend says do as the Dutch do.
(The Washington Post, April 8, 2017; 12:01 AM)
 
Can the American republic survive extreme economic inequality?
(The Washington Post, April 7, 2017; 4:19 PM)
 
‘The Kinks: A Thoroughly English Phenomenon’ — but a worldwide influence
(The Washington Post, April 7, 2017; 1:19 PM)
 
Watching from the front office and the bleachers as the Cubs break the curse
(The Washington Post, April 7, 2017; 1:16 PM)
 
Stengel and Durocher: smart alecks at war with each other
(The Washington Post, April 7, 2017; 12:57 PM)
 
How a math genius with Asperger’s got swept up in the massive Libor scandal
(The Washington Post, April 7, 2017; 12:49 PM)
 
A family’s and a nation’s struggle with mental illness
(The Washington Post, April 7, 2017; 12:29 PM)
 
These dystopian science fiction stories show us all the ways the world can end
(The Washington Post, April 7, 2017; 11:00 AM)
 
A sneak peek at ‘P---y,’ the soon-to-be published novel about Donald Trump
(The Washington Post, April 7, 2017; 6:00 AM)
 
Ingenious new audio version of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ deepens the original
(The Washington Post, April 5, 2017; 5:50 PM)
 
Can a chic Parisian intellectual also be a Christian?
(The Washington Post, April 5, 2017; 1:39 PM)
 
Best children’s books to read and share this month
(The Washington Post, April 4, 2017; 8:00 AM)
 
Debut novelist Imbolo Mbue wins PEN/Faulkner Fiction Award
(The Washington Post, April 4, 2017; 5:00 AM)
 
Alec Baldwin is disappointed with everything — but mostly himself
(The Washington Post, April 4, 2017; 12:00 AM)
 
‘American War’ follows today’s vitriol to a dystopian future
(The Washington Post, April 3, 2017; 12:51 PM)
 
‘Compass’: Mathias Énard’s brilliant dark night of the soul
(The Washington Post, April 3, 2017; 12:47 PM)
 
38 books we can’t wait to read this spring
(The Washington Post, April 1, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How white America has created a colony of incarceration for people of color
(The Washington Post, March 31, 2017; 3:06 PM)
 
Adam and Eve as our first relationship counselors
(The Washington Post, March 31, 2017; 11:14 AM)
 
Would you take the test if you knew you potentially carried a deadly gene?
(The Washington Post, March 31, 2017; 11:04 AM)
 
The clock’s ticking for all of us, but nobody has a clue what it means
(The Washington Post, March 31, 2017; 10:27 AM)
 
Exploring the dreams of China’s pampered and restless millennial generation
(The Washington Post, March 31, 2017; 10:16 AM)