The author of The Secret History and The Little Friend returns with a saga of obsession, art, crime, and loneliness.
An irreverent scholar's take-no-prisoners approach to antiquity.
Why postponing the end of life makes confronting it even more traumatic.
The life of a medieval philosopher -- and the questions of mortality with which he grappled -- is braided with a modern story of technology and terror.
How Denmark's Jews escaped the Holocaust.
The injuries and illnesses that made history.
A young woman joins a rising tech firm with Orwellian ambitions.
She was the beloved sibling and correspondent of one of our nation's founders. Why haven't we heard the voice of Jane Franklin?
The author of Disgrace explores issues of conformity and creativity through an allegory that draws obliquely on the life of Christ.
The recipes and wisdom of an exceptionally unusual eatery.
A journalist recounts her harrowing ordeal during childbirth -- and after.
Looking again at the causes and effects of the conflict that reshaped a continent, and history.
The author of Motherless Brooklyn turns his gaze on radicals and red-diaper babies coming of age in Queens.
In Hurricane Katrina's aftermath, one hospital's isolation produced a nightmare for doctors and their patients.
Passing and receiving college football's triumphs and failures.
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