The Last Resort: A Chronicle of Paradise, Profit, and Peril at the Beach

The actual — and existential — cost of our oceanfront idylls.

Mother of Strangers: A Novel

An earnest, deeply flawed story of Palestinian suffering.

Reward System: Stories

This penetrating collection prompts reflection on how technology has forever changed us.

Lady Editor

By Melanie Kirkpatrick

Lady Editor

Though trailblazing, this ambitious widow was no protofeminist.

The Sound of the Sea

By Cynthia Barnett

The Sound of the Sea

What can the beachy treasures tell us about the health of our planet?

Body Work: The Radical Power of Personal Narrative

There’s strength in telling your own story.

25 Million Sparks: The Untold Story of Refugee Entrepreneurs

How three migrant women are cultivating a life in Jordan.

Mercury Pictures Presents: A Novel

Its uncharacteristic antic tenor aside, the author’s prose still breaks hearts with the lightest touch.