Personality and Power: Builders and Destroyers of Modern Europe

Assessing a dozen leaders’ pivotal (or not-so-pivotal) impact on the world.

A Left-Handed Woman: Essays

The author explores myriad topics in this intelligent, captivating collection.

American Comics

By Jeremy Dauber

American Comics

A detailed account of the rise, fall, and potential resurrection of graphic storytelling in the U.S.

Triumph Regained: The Vietnam War, 1965-1968

A controversial conflict is recounted in precise detail.

Tough Guy: The Life of Norman Mailer

A biographer makes clear his disdain for his subject.

Mothers, Fathers, and Others

An erudite, thoughtful collection from a master of the form.