By Amy Tan
The author’s second memoir searches the imagination with aesthetic, intellectual, and emotional force.
By Krysten Ritter
A 21st-century corporate scandal meets a small-town cover-up in this somewhat flawed debut.
By Franco Tartaglia
By Henry Louis Gates Jr.
An easy-to-read essay collection that’s far more than a trivia compendium.
By Christophe Boltanski; translated by Laura Marris
A Parisian manse becomes a metaphorical frame for a century of memories.
An idiosyncratic look at the future first president's genius in holding his army together.
By Gaute Heivoll; translated by Nadia Christensen
A short tale of an altruistic Norwegian family that packs an emotional wallop.