The author of "Come Away with Me" on her new novel, and three books she recommends which champion relationships unique, heartbreaking, and unexpected.
Who Will Avenge Nurse Cavell?
This week in history: the execution of a British health care worker enhances tensions leading to the First World War, and sparks a legacy of "the purest philanthropy."
Reading in the Red Zone
Colin Fleming reviews four new books on gridiron glory, and offers a list of unheralded classics that bring a vivid game to life on the page.
Only the Animals
Surreal tales of animals shaped by human war, with cameos from George Orwell, Virginia Woolf, and other literary legends. Review by David Burr Gerrard....
A READING LIFE
The Gap of Time
Jeanette Winterson updates "A Winter's Tale" for a world of video game wizards and hedge fund barons. Review by Katherine A. Powers.
The author of "Pretty Girls" selects four great books exploring worlds "shocking, hilarious, and at times brutal."...
Rescue in Rome: Virginia Baily
The author of "Early One Morning" on the true story of heroism in Nazi-occupied Rome that inspired her novel. A conversation with Bill Tipper.
Anna Badkhen: The World at Three Miles an Hour
"There is a lot of pressure on the planet to belong someplace," says the author of "Walking with Abel." A Conversation with Bill Tipper.
GRIN AND TONIC
A diagnosis of both Seasonal Affective Disorder and Blatant Anxiety Disorder.
The singer-songwriter -- and now, memoirist -- on the love songs she finds between covers.
Wargames and Peace
How the dungeons and dragons of Gary Gygax's dreams became a measure of American values. By Cecilia D'Anastasio.