Talking wizards, messiahs, rabbis and babies with the author of the Discover Great New Writers selection The Angel of Losses.
By JENS LAPIDUS; Translated from the Swedish by ASTRI VON ARBIN AHLANDER
Why this conclusion to a Stockholm-set trilogy is one of the best crime novels in recent memory. Review by Katherine A. Powers.
By CALEB SCHARF
How unique is Earth within our universe, and do we dare learn the answer? Review by Peter Lewis.
By LAILA LALAMI
Meet one early explorer of America: a Moroccan slave aboard a ship of ruthless gold hunters in 1527. Review by Stefan Beck.
The author of the Skink novels goes fly-fishing to relax, and sets his books in Florida because it’s “a 24-hour freak show.”
A Rwandan boarding school is home to the nation’s best and brightest young women — and their fears for their country’s future.
This week in history: America’s highest court debuts, and its first female judge takes her seat.
A woman finds her courage on the run from vengeful gangsters and a heist gone awry.
“I want something more for my kids. I want them to grow up to be closely held corporations.”
With Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, the story of a woman’s life finds epic dimension in an interior landscape.
How the Camp David Accords between Israel and Egypt happened — against the odds.
If you’re a servant of the unspeakably wealthy, are you responsible for what you help them do?
One of Spain’s most acclaimed novelists traces his development in both fiction and memoir.
Trips to Tibet, North Korea, Palestine, and Afghanistan with the acclaimed writer-cartoonist.
“[Wikipedia] has rejected a photographer’s request to remove a set of photos of a crested black macaque because the photos were taken by the monkey.”
This week in history: Magellan and the Mayflower set sail, inspiring stories of courage, exotica, and flying cows.
A lost master’s reissued gems balance grime and luster on the mean streets of Los Angeles.
Can neuroscience, meditation, and pharmaceuticals open the door to nirvana?