An East German family epic unpacks a world of official lies with sardonic humor.
Sometimes the biggest -- and most entertaining -- obstacle to true love is the audience.
The correspondence of the author of Invisible Cities shows a writer working at the heart of the European literary world.
A series from two legends of speculative fiction makes Manifest Destiny multiversal.
Gladiator, rebel, Hollywood symbol: is there a real figure buried beneath the myth?
How a scrappy team of rowers from Washington State pulled ahead of the world.
A musical polymath's life in beats.
An unclassifiable writer looks at how stories take us on unexpected journeys.
The author of Let the Great World Spin spans genres and generations in his latest historical fiction.
Literary lovers who pack as much passion in their sentiments as they do in the bedroom.
Sleuthing heroine Vera Stanhope strikes a fine balance between detectives cozy and hard-boiled.
A look at a national landscape reshaped by shifting political winds and an economic tsunami.
The late author was an artist unconstrained by genre or convention.
A husband's investigation into his murdered wife's past yields mysteries about them both.
Saharan musical traditions ancient and modern, in a region riven by conflict.
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