Why postponing the end of life makes confronting it even more traumatic.
A death and a disappearance in a New Zealand mining town set off a mystery of epic proportions.
The author of The Sense of an Ending offers a typically inventive reflection on grief.
A new biography fills in the gaps in the life of one of the twentieth century's most beloved memoirists and travel writers.
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.
What did the Occupy Wall Street movement mean to the activists who drove it?
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.
They can sweep you off of your feet -- but can they commit?
A dynamic collection of short stories from the author of City of Bohane sound out the modern changes to Irish brogue.
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.
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