An illustrated look at the unconventional memoir of an American legend, published, as he stipulated, 100 years after his death.
love that beats the odds, in a series of romances dedicated to beating a deadly
The uniquely chilling tales
of an almost forgotten master of spectral fiction.
The release of a terrorist
raises uncomfortable questions about Germany's past, and present.
Smiley's history of the computer's genesis, and why science fiction never saw
the Internet coming.
From the proper way to handle Aquavit to a bar's worth of variations on the Manhattan, Ward Sutton follows this charming odyssey in a cocktail glass.
The story of a German-Turkish railroad and Ottoman Empire's entry into World War I eerily foreshadows today's conflicts in the Middle East.
When the dashing hero is closed off from his own feelings, can love break through?
Bruce Chatwin called Sybille Bedford's classic of travel writing a "book of marvels," and Michael Dirda agrees.
Ward Sutton's visual review of Rebecca Traister's mashup of memoir and political history.
The acclaimed British playwright details the shyness and madness that were his family inheritance.
Four biographies of rock'n'roll greats try to place music legend in the world of documentable fact.
Eloisa James on four novels that illustrate why weddings in romances need to be more than just happy endings.
A slyly potent thriller that cocks an eyebrow at our trend-maddened culture.
The masterpiece of a 20th-century Swedish historical novelist who belongs in the company of Dumas, Sabatini, and Patrick O'Brian.
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