Why Peacocks?

By Sean Flynn

Why Peacocks?

An entertaining, playful ode to our flashiest fowl.

Making History: The Storytellers Who Shaped the Past

A valuable appraisal of those who tell the tales.

My Old Kentucky Home: The Astonishing Life and Reckoning of an Iconic American Song

The problematic past and hopeful future of a contentious tune.

Back to the Prairie: A Home Remade, A Life Rediscovered

How a longtime TV star found herself — and found herself — in the country.

Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid

The rollicking account of a Bonnie-and-Clyde-like duo's Jazz Era escapades.

The Artful Dickens

By John Mullan

The Artful Dickens

An entertaining, close examination of how the iconic 19th-century author plied his trade.