'Notorious RBG,' in its celebration of the trailblazing Supreme Court Justice, glosses over some of the hardships she faced.
David Cay Johnston reviews Donald Trump's latest release, which is less a book than it is "a jumble of contradictions and thoughts that have not yet reached the half-baked stage."
Jimmy Carter lets us down. Not with his new book — a warm and detailed memoir — but with his response to the question "Does the arc of history bend toward justice?"
There is something irresistible about that point where art and crime intersect: the money, the egos, the jet-set country club types — not to mention all the talk about provenance and brush strokes and craquelure.
It would be a mistake to read Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman as a sequel to her 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning To Kill a Mockingbird. There are many points of divergence or overlap between the ...
Richard Nixon's chief legacy is a pattern of presidential abuse of power from which our country is still recovering.
Calling Dickens' authorial claim "the greatest literary hoax in history," Jarvis weaves a staggering amount of research into a gripping, fictionalized presentation of his emphatically non-fictional argument: Dickens stole both the concept as well as ...
The timing couldn't be more appropriate: Last week, barely five days after Dylann Storm Roof allegedly killed nine people at Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, the Justice Department's The Ferguson Report, first made public ...
There's not much to Milan Kundera's 10th novel, The Festival of Insignificance — his first work of fiction since 2000's Ignorance — but then that's part of the point.
In his book The Great War of Our Time, former CIA deputy Director Michael Morell explains the blunder that led to Saddam Hussein being deposed and sent him into hiding in a spider hole.
Dreamland is a tale of two artificial and highly permeable membranes. One separates legal and illegal drugs, the other Mexico and the United States.
David McCullough's new book on the brothers brings them into sharper focus, and their story -- one of thoughtful study, rigorous scientific experimentation and calm persistence, founded on sober Midwestern values -- is worth knowing.
'Here Comes the Night' by Joel Selvin is the story of Bert Berns, an R&B producer whose "name may be lost, but his music is everywhere.”
Mohamedou Ould Slahi, a prisoner at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, wrote a 466-page memoir from his cell, which is a hellish account of perpetual torture.