“Drunken Fireworks” is a perfect audio companion for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday.
“Luckiest Girl Alive” by Jessica Knoll follows in the footsteps of recent best-sellers “Gone Girl” and “Girl on the Train.”
Michelle Obama’s life is very much an American story: a black woman who made it from a working class family to the White House.
Book review: Historian Jed Rasula chronicles the history of an art movement in "Destruction Was My Beatrice."
Mr. Rasula offers us vivid anecdotes from the lives of dozens of wild artists, who become increasingly interchangeable as the book goes on.
Daria Wilke’s “Playing a Part” looks at questions of love, family and gender through the eyes of a Russian teen boy.
From the enigmatic literary breakout Nell Zink (author of last year’s indie darling “The Wallcreeper”) comes a subversive comedy.
Andrew Hughes’ story takes place nearly 200 years ago, but he makes it seem highly contemporary.
Josh Levs’ central thesis is that fathers need to be a bigger part of the conversation about family leave.
The Kansas City native, who adopted Pittsburgh in the 1980s, was 87.
A slice of Turkish history: 'The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East' by Eugene Rogan
A much needed history of how modern Turkey came about and the roots of the Middle East conflict.
Like (a lot) of rolling stones: '1965: The Most Revolutionary Year in Music' by Andrew Grant Jackson
A highly enjoyable look at the mid-1960s roots of a sound that would come to be known as classic rock.
You may eschew novels written in the second person, but this one — a traveler’s tale of lost identity — works like a charm.
'The Narrow Road to the Deep North': Richard Flanagan’s novel of Japanese military occupation is a masterpiece
Richard Flanagan said it took him 12 years to write “The Narrow Road in the Deep North,” and that he couldn’t move on until he finished it.
From the author of “Silver Linings Playbook,“ a highly readable but all too predictable tale of love and luck.
Jesse Andrews, author of the New York Times best-selling novel “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” appears at Writers LIVE @ CLP — MAIN.
The six-day sale will begin Saturday in the former Papermart party store building, 7811 McKnight Road, Ross.
Anti-war activist Ralph Nader shares the letters he wrote to two presidents about the wars they waged in America’s name.
A soldier's story: 'Company of Heroes: A Forgotten Medal of Honor and Bravo Company's War in Vietnam'
An Ellwood City man’s heroism in Vietnam is finally recognized decades after his death.
A masterful bio by religious historian Grant Wacker shows the Rev. Billy Graham’s importance to America’s religious and political history.
Ah, the folly of making a list. So much is left out! So take these titles as a starting point, and make the summer one for the books.
If William Shakespeare lived today in our Deep South, he would probably write similarly to Greg Iles in “The Bone Tree.”
Picture “Real Housewives,” add in pop-science, and you have Wednesday Martin’s work exploring the terrain of her better-off neighbors.
While it probably won’t reach legendary status, “In the Unlikely Event” delivers a mostly satisfying, heartfelt read for her fans.
Washington County native and YouTube star Justine Ezarik releases her first memoir, “I, Justine,” about her video-blogging stardom.
“Finders Keepers,” the latest novel from Stephen King, continues a story that began in “Mr. Mercedes.”
A biography of the New Yorker scribe Joseph Mitchell that is as evocative as the man himself.
After a murder, a priest races to unveil the secret of the Shroud of Turin and a lost gospel in Ian Caldwell’s latest novel
Island of misery: 'War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America's Colony' by Nelson A. Denis
Journalist Nelson Denis’ exploration of Puerto Rico’s tumultuous history as an American commonwealth is both exhaustive and polemical.
'The Loudness': Futuristic middle-school novel tackles challenging subjects with a Huck Finn-like narrative
What distinguishes Nick Courage’s novel is how comfortable it is tackling tough subjects that would challenge adult readers.
'The Meursault Investigation': Novelist's response to Camus' 'The Stranger' grants humanity to slain Arab
Kamel Daoud’s novel won the Prix Goncourt for best first novel, France’s most prestigious award.
Author Lecture Preview: Celeste Ng's debut novel, 'Everything I Never Told You,' focuses on racial isolation
Ms. Ng, who lived in Pittsburgh as a child, speaks Monday on her novel about a mixed-race family in a Midwestern college town.
The specific details of bullying mostly ring true. But “Hyacinth Girls” never manages to come together as a satisfying novel.