The Afghanistan Papers

By Craig Whitlock

The Afghanistan Papers

A damning, gut-punch account of a misguided — and misrepresented — military debacle.

Savage Tongues

By Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi

Savage Tongues

Though uneven, this story of personal and cultural trauma is not without its rewards.

Run Time: A Novel

By Catherine Ryan Howard

Run Time: A Novel

A horror-movie shoot brings off-script scares to its star.

The School that Escaped the Nazis: The True Story of the Schoolteacher Who Defied Hitler

How a bold young woman smuggled children away from the Nazis.

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.