not-to-be-missed collection of delightful tales of the Napoleonic Wars, penned
by the creator of Sherlock Holmes.
A new memoir from a
member of Pakistan's storied political dynasty.
In his latest work, the author of Descartes' Error reconsiders some of his prior thinking about the mind and the brain.
novels that find brave new worlds in surprising settings.
the world needs to know about Brazil's mad musical genius, Tom Zé.
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.
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