The Minnesota writer and his editor discuss their favorite--and least-favorite--dead authors.
Veteran writers Marlon James, Kao Kalia Yang, Bao Phi and David Treuer are among those in the running for the annual awards.
FICTION: A coming-of-age story set during the Vietnam War traces the fates of a group of young people from Laos.
One hundred years ago — on Jan. 19, 1920 — the American Civil Liberties Union was formed by a group of visionaries, including Helen Keller…
FICTION: A gripping debut about friends who fall under the spell of their maverick teacher.
NONFICTION: A moving memoir of life as an undocumented immigrant.
NONFICTION: The last book in the Resistance quartet highlights the work of intrepid women partisans in Italy.
NONFICTION: An investigative journalist digs into unsolved murders in the 1960s South.
Murder, Inc.: The CIA Under John F. Kennedy By James H. Johnston. (Potomac Books, 343 pages, $32.95.) Many books touching on the 1963 assassination…
FICTION 1. Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens. (Putnam) In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman…
FICTION: "Long Bright River" is that wonderful thriller that subverts your expectations till the very last page.
Bestselling author Peggy Orenstein talks about her new book, "Boys & Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity."
Review: 'How Yiddish Changed America and How America Changed Yiddish,' edited by Ilan Stavans and Josh Lambert
NONFICTION: How Yiddish words have crept into the American vernacular.
FICTION: An entrancing tale about a writer haunted by his past self.
FICTION: A family's flight from the bloody Spanish Civil War to a new life in Chile forms the arc of this powerful novel.
Cold, snowy weather lends itself to bus or train commutes. Instead of white-knuckling your way along an icy freeway, you are in a warm place…
FICTION: A mother and son make a harrowing journey through Mexico to try to escape a drug kingpin's vendetta.