Reviewed by Ron Charles, who is the editor of The Washington Post Book World. You can follow him on Twitter @RonCharles.
Shuffling quietly through the cool halls of any ...Read more
Reviewed by Aditi Sriram, who is a writer based in New Delhi. Her work has appeared in the Atlantic, the Guardian, Guernica and elsewhere. She teaches writing at Ashoka ...Read more
Reviewed by Michael Dirda, who reviews books on Thursdays in The Washington Post Style. He can be reached at email@example.com.
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Reviewed by Wendy Smith, who is the author of "Real Life Drama: The Group Theatre and America, 1931-1940."
Few contemporary writers equal Maggie O'Farrell's gift ...Read more
Reviewed by Abby McGanney Nolan
Ages 10 and older
What would it be like to feed a 14-foot python as one of your weekly chores? That's life for young Wahoo Cray, whose father is ...Read more
C B George
Reviewed by Ausma Zehanat Khan
With its title, "The Death of Rex Nhongo" suggests a nod to classic crime fiction. Yet this is no ordinary mystery where clues are ...Read more
Reviewed by Joe Scarborough
In 1999, Massachusetts congressman Joe Kennedy asked me to join him in drafting legislation renaming the Justice Department headquarters ...Read more
TO PROTECT AND SERVE: How to Fix America's PoliceNorm Stamper
THE WAR ON COPS: How the New Attack on Law and Order Makes Everyone Less SafeHeather Mac Donald
When I'm Having A Bad Day!LLC Christian Publishing Company
Let's face it! We all have bad days; however, this book gives us an alternative for when our days are not going well.
When I'm Having A Bad Day is a collection of 200 uplifting scriptures which provide comfort, hope, guidance, and encouragement for our less than ...
Reviewed by Nancy Hightower
Some have called Bill Broun's "Night of the Animals" (Ecco) prescient. The book's plot indeed dovetails eerily with some recent events - Brexit, terrorism - but in this...Read more
Reviewed by John Tirman
In a remarkable coincidence, the two men most responsible for introducing global norms to punish vast crimes by states came from the same ...Read more
TEMPERANCE CREEK: A MemoirPamela Royes
WALKING THE HIMALAYASLevison Wood
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J Gerald Kennedy
Reviewed by Michael Lindgren
This outstanding book of literary history is a fine example of how engaging and trenchant academic criticism can be. In "Strange ...Read more
THE GAMES: A Global History of the OlympicsDavid Goldblatt
POWER GAMES: A Political History of the Olympic GamesJules Boykoff
ISBN 978-...Read more
Reviewed by Yvonne Zipp
Next to a fairy godmother, a trip to Paris may be the quickest way for a heroine to change her life - and acquire a chic new hairdo. "Paris isn'...Read more
Atlantic Monthly Press
$537 pp. 27.50
Reviewed by Dwayne A. Day
Boeing recently announced plans to develop a constellation of low orbiting small communications satellites, a whopping...Read more
Simon and Schuster
Reviewed by Danielle Paquette
Other humans basically control our minds. That's what Jonah Berger argues in his new popular-psychology book, breaking out ...Read more
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Reviewed by Patrick Anderson, who regularly reviews mysteries and thrillers for The Washington Post.
Hannah Pittard's captivating third novel, "...Read more
Reviewed by Eleanor Brown, who is the author of "The Weird Sisters" and the new novel "The Light of Paris."
By now, it should be beneath notice when a man writes...Read more
Reviewed by Jamie Fisher, who is a freelance writer and Chinese-English translator.
Some crises are sexier than others. People are inclined to ask about the Great 9/...Read more
Reviewed by Jeff Turrentine, a columnist for OnEarth magazine, is a frequent Washington Post Book World reviewer.
There's a cathartic moment in "Heroes of the Frontier,...Read more