As the famed duo of air travel take flight, renowned historian McCullough crafts “an uplifting reminder that success lies not just in achievements but in how you respond to setbacks.” Review by Heller McAlpin.
In a sequel to her exceptional novel “Life After Life”, the author presents the life of a gentle British pilot – with a story bound to spark conversation.
Grace Bello on the making of an American family, and questions of gender raised in Nelson’s criticism and daring new memoir.
Two standouts from our Discover program discuss how authors create atmosphere, the books they return to for inspiration, meditation for writers, and how one finds the time to craft a novel.
In his first short stories in a decade, the Pulitzer Prize finalist brings his trademark magic to ambitious characters on both sides of the Mexican-American border. Review by Mark Athitakis.
At age 91, a master physicist shares his wisdom, and the burning questions he still ponders.
This week in history: Israel becomes an independent state, in the spirit of becoming the promised land.
The author has found dark humor in soccer, Lazarus, and his own immigrant experience. In his latest, “The Making of Zombie Wars”, Hemon turns to that mecca of tragicomedy: Hollywood.
The woman behind Harry Potter enters the growing field of commencement speeches-as-books. What does she want to teach us? Michelle Dean reports.
The early years of the novelist were marked by a confidence that he would take his place in the literary pantheon. Review by Michael O’Donnell.
In celebration of Mother’s Day this Sunday, a comedic inventor of language delivers choice selections words for the women who raised us.
A primer of fascinating information about the rapport between man and man’s best friend, from Melissa Holbrook Pierson’s guide to “Learning from How Dogs Learn”.
The renowned author of “Missoula” on how we respond to sexual assault, and what we can all do to evolve our thinking on rape and its prosecution.