Her most recent book, “My Name is Lucy Barton,” shot to the top of the New York Times bestseller list.
In Karen Foxlee’s book for young readers, a girl named Annabel must overcome her fear to save London’s good witches and wizards.
Ms. Kelly can’t quite decide what the book is: A gossipy tell-all? An empowering self-help book? The basis for a Lifetime television movie?
Clare Beams debuts nine imaginative, unsettling and relentlessly sharp short stories.
In Michael Chabon’s latest novel, “Moonglow,” his art imitates parts of his life.
A self-described “paper engineer,” Robert Sabuda constructs beautiful and inventive pop-up books such as this year’s “The Christmas Story.”
Reading list need a makeover? Spruce it up with new volumes from Versace, Tommy Hilfiger, Vogue and more.
Stephen Backhouse offers an unfussy biography of Søren Kierkegaard (1813-55), one of the most conflicted philosophers of the past 200 years.
Alan Taylor’s “American Revolutions: A Continental History, 1750-1804” challenges readers’ perceptions of the American Revolution.
Carleton Young is scheduled to give a presentation at the Peters Township Public Library at 7 p.m. on Dec. 1.
I love books and music much more than I hate politicians. I could certainly do without the latter, but I can’t function without a good book.
The chief songwriter and de facto leader of The Band tells his side of one of rock ‘n’ roll’s most interesting dramas in “Testimony.”
“Moonglow” offers a rich meditation on how Jewishness and family secrets influence the creation of an identity.
A presidential historian’s new book rightfully recasts FDR as every bit the environmentalist as his cousin Teddy.
Bruno Alexander is never going to fit smoothly into the hero role no matter how you look at him in the latest novel by Jonathan Lethem.
Daniel Borzutzky won for his latest collection, “The Performance of Becoming Human,” at the 67th National Book Awards ceremony.
In his memoir, he discusses the life that prepared him to become Walter White, the meth-cook godfather in “Breaking Bad.”
Diane Rehm says journalists missed the story of Donald Trump’s election because they talked within their own bubble.
Zadie Smith’s latest is about the complicated friendship between two black women in London as they both try to realize their dreams.
The Pittsburgh native finds parallels between his own life and the lives of Emmett Till and his father, Louis Till.
Sports Illustrated writer walks through small town football in “Playing Through the Whistle: Steel, Football and an American Town.”
Established Artist Harvey, an award-winning poet, and Emerging Artist Mosley, a fashion designer and teacher, will be honored on Dec. 5.
“Tyranny of Petticoats” has compiled stories of “clever, interesting American girls” from diverse races, sexualities and classes.
A corrupt judge, corrupt casinos run by a Native American mafia and some honest lawyers: a thick and winning plot.
Maria Semple’s novel is an equal-opportunity lampooning of a dysfunctional middle class family in contemporary America.