Wannsee

By Peter Longerich

Wannsee

A short but powerful addition to the Holocaust canon.

The Huxleys: An Intimate History of Evolution

A sweeping, intelligent look at a trailblazing family.

Watching Darkness Fall

By David McKean

Watching Darkness Fall

A riveting look at some of the men who did — or didn’t — sound the alarm.

A Coastline Is an Immeasurable Thing: A Memoir Across Three Continents

A lyrical reflection on growing up a “third culture” kid.

Portable Magic: A History of Books and Their Readers

An elegant look at literature’s transformative power.