Anita Diamant researched the history of Boston’s North End neighborhood for her latest novel, “The Boston Girl.”
Pittsburgh celebrates Youth Literature Day with “Stories Connect Us” art projects in advance of author Kate DiCamillo’s visit.
'Kissinger: The Idealist, 1923-1968': Biographer Niall Ferguson challenges the 'Realpolitik' reputation
Mr. Ferguson draws on diaries, letters and papers made available to him by Mr. Kissinger to make a spirited, but unpersuasive, case.
Mr. Coates sets out to teach his son “how to live free in this black body.” It’s meant to stir him from the slumber of the American Dream.
Garth Risk Hallberg’s work, with the scope of a classic Russian novel, is an extraordinarily ambitious, exhaustively orchestrated portrait.
Adriana Trigiani returned to her hometown, with Ashley Judd, Patrick Wilson, Whoopi Goldberg and others, to shoot her movie.
Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich, 67, chronicled the great tragedies of the Soviet Union and its collapse.
After a frenzied auction, the Simon & Schuster imprint Gallery Books paid more than $8 million for Amy Schumer’s second attempt at a book.
“This Angel on My Chest” comprises 16 short stories Ms. Pietrzyk wrote after her first husband died from a heart attack at age 37.
The author of “Carry On” discusses writing the much-anticipated novel, a fantasy novel featuring a romance between two male characters.
Lee Child’s latest is everything Reacher’s legion of fans want and more.
Mary McGrory was an erudite Irish girl from Boston with a gift for turning politics into poetry with a dash of Yeats and Joyce.
Ed Piskor focuses on pivotal figures and moments, some widely known, others potentially lost to time.
A modern comedian shares his old-fashioned ideas about romance.
What's so funny (about being funny)? 'Sick In The Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy' by Judd Apatow
Judd Apatow gets his fellow comics to come clean about what makes us laugh.
An astounding epic in the classical sense: a Greek tragedy told in sweeping language that moves the reader forward at a breakneck pace.
Karen Armstrong’s work is a rehabilitation of the most influential Christian missionary.
Lisbeth Salander is back, but she’s not quite the same punk genius hacker that we remember from Stieg Larsson’s original Millennium series.
The late writer who made Pittsburgh his home produced a body of work that yearns to be rediscovered.
Michael Paterniti, a nominee for the National Book Award, opens the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series.
A Pittsburgh nurse provides a compelling read recounting a typical 12-hour shift on an oncology ward.
James Sie’s 326-page novel, illustrated by Sungyoon Choi, isn’t easy to pin down. Let’s call it a book about remembering, in a dream state.
Paul Goldberger has drawn upon his long friendship with the architect, as well as his years of championing his subject’s startling work.
It’s a fallen, anarchic society. The protagonists are living in their old Honda. So they get a time-share in a community called Consilience,
An excerpt from Steve Hallock's new book on a 1979 murder in Monaca that went unsolved for over 30 years.
The author of “Deep Down Dark” will open the 25th season of the Monday Night Lecture Series at the Carnegie Music Hall
The leader of The Pretenders, who fled Ohio for fast times in punk-rock London, writes a memoir full of surprises and hair-raising events.
Anne C. Heller delivers a concise bio of the post-war writer who confounded convention with “Eichmann in Jerusalem” and other works.
Mallon’s latest covers the second half of 1986, when Reagan was about to enter his decline. He makes the president curiously sympathetic.
Yes, at least 100 English translations already exist. But I had a dream of bringing into English a certain Mediterranean essence or light.