May 23: Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow died on this day in 1934, gunned down in a police ambush on a road in the north Louisiana woods. The Barrow Gang's crime spree was short and small time, but the young [...]
Khaled Hosseini launched his tour for And the Mountains Echoed last night in New York at the Barnes & Noble Union Square, and when interviewer Bill Goldstein asked him who he was reading a recommending lately, Hosseini said... [...]
A husband's investigation into his murdered wife's past yields mysteries about them both.
A pair of Young Adult novels challenge conventional definitions of good looks, confidence, and star power. [...]
Emma Brockes' mother Paula escaped from South Africa with a smuggled pistol and a dark secret. A daughter unravels her family's covert past -- and a suspenseful legal drama -- in this hard-boiled memoir of survival. [...]
Expand your memory, puzzle-solving skills, and sense of metaphysical wonder with philosopher Daniel C. Dennett's tasting menu of user-friendly neuroscience and poetic lingual pursuits. [...]
Saharan musical traditions ancient and modern, in a region riven by conflict.
The life and times of U.S. soldiers in five uniquely chronicled wars.
The author of The Kite Runner returns with a story of a family separated by war, still connected by hidden threads.
In honor of Memorial Day, the Guns at Last Light author on his favorite World War II books.