A novelist makes chamber drama out of Noël Coward's Jamaican twilight.
Is it possible to write the mind of a prophet?
The author of Atonement launches a tale of narrative deception from the spy games of a dying Cold War.
The journals of one of the twentieth century's most powerful voices contain the seeds of the ideas his books explored.
Raymond Kennedy's ribald comedy pinned a satire of late-1980s excess on a small-town banker's sudden mania.
A fresh translation of a classic novel unveils an Austrian life overshadowed by the rise of fascism.
A delicate network -- and a vulnerability to chaos -- connect the characters in this thoughtful comedy.
The history of domestic life, the author argues, tells the story of our deepest secrets.
A new life of the writer focuses on Tolstoy's place in a changing Russian society.
From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Gathering comes a new novel that reckons the cost of love.
A new biography of the playwright explores the secrets she guarded so closely.
A once-brilliant surgeon battles Alzheimer's disease. But is she forgetting a monstrous crime?
The acclaimed British playwright details the shyness and madness that were his family inheritance.
A true-life tale of madness, scandal, and murder in Gilded Age New York.
An acclaimed travel writer and history explores the enduring religious inheritance of India through fascinating portraits of nine individuals.
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