An inviting pile of season's readings -- magical, mysterious, and mirthful.
Half a decade after her death, Benazir Bhutto's assassination still haunts Pakistan.
This history of an element's grip on human imagination -- and the devastating consequences of that fascination.
Thirteen works of fantasy and science fiction that register fresh visions.
An annual rundown of books as diverting as they are thought-provoking.
Rules for readers in an era when distraction is de rigueur.
The finest heists, murders, capers, cops, robbers, and investigations from a year of great mysteries.
In this Twilight Zone–esque novel, we really are surrounded.
A novel approach to judging the best romance of the year.
An ominously mysterious murder in a college town leads a professor into a psychic abyss.
Compassion is the central theme in these essays from the author of State of Wonder and Bel Canto.
The author of Gulliver's Travels was a wit, a ladies' man, a champion of the oppressed -- and a mystery.
On tour with Donald Fagen and Rod Stewart.
A novelist makes chamber drama out of Noël Coward's Jamaican twilight.
The aftermath of atrocities in the former Yugoslavia unspools in a tale of secrets, revelations, and aching suspense.
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