A Trenchant Trickster

In the precarious world of early 17th-century Germany, Tyll Ulenspiegel learns life is a tightrope.

A Sisterhood of Saviors

A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves ably spotlights the dominant financial role played by female immigrants.

The Silent Justice’s Deafening Opinions

Corey Robin’s The Enigma of Clarence Thomas explores the life of an oft-perplexing jurist.

Bearing Witness

Andrea Simon’s Bashert marks an important addition to the Holocaust canon.

The Prolific Philosopher

Lose yourself in Eva Brann’s immersive Iron Filings or Scribblings.

Public Servant No. 1

A recent compendium captures the late Abner Mikva’s venerable voice.

Michelle Obama’s Riveting Read

In Becoming, the former first lady tells a compelling tale.

Blood Sports

What happens when a nefarious startup plays games with people’s health?