Beyond The Book

Wonks will love fall this year. Here is a baker’s dozen political biographies that will soon brighten the windows of Washington bookstores.

    Book Review

    The World of Saint Patrick

    Philip Freeman

    Significant documents illuminate Christianity in Ireland and the life of Saint Patrick in the four centuries following his birth.

    Book Review

    War of the Roses: Stormbird

    Conn Iggulden

    In this historical novel set during England’s Wars of the Roses, Queen Margaret of Anjou is the heroine of the story.

    Feature

    A monthly feature that looks at books of and about poetry.

    Author Q&A

    Award-winning poet and novelist Sophie Hannah is author of The Orphan Choir and The Carrier. Recently, she penned The Monogram Murders, the first new Hercule Poirot novel in 40 years.

    Beyond The Book

    What do book lovers have queued up on their nightstands and ready to read before lights-out? We asked a few of them, and here’s what they said.

    Book Review

    Meet the four engaging Romanov sisters, who sparkle with personality and humor during a dark time in Russian history.

    Book Review

    Friendswood

    René Steinke

    Friendswood, Texas, is a pleasant town with some dirty secrets.

    Author Q&A

    The author and TV/radio host discusses his latest book, Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year, written with David Ritz.

    Book Review

    A WWI hero gets his due as he climbs from school dropout to aviation ace.