By Daniel P. Bolger
The story of the only siblings to serve side-by-side in the controversial conflict.
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.
By Chris Matthews
This new biography charts the politician’s transformation from ruthless strategist to advocate for the dispossessed.
By John Sandford
Trouble’s afoot in the frigid North, so the intrepid investigator bundles up and gets to the bottom of it.
By Virginia Rounding
An authoritative chronicle of the gruesome era when religious dissenters met their end at the stake.
By William Taubman
An accessible portrait of a decent, idealistic statesman.