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
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
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
A Woman to BlameVincent Panettiere
A thoroughbred race horse collapses and dies after finishing last in a race he was favored to win. Hours later the stallion's trainer, a young woman with a promising career, is found dead on a suburban Chicago beach. The police draw a facile solution - murder-suicide. ...
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
Sandra Collins (used to) fight the cellulite battle for as long as she can remember. The odd thing is she has always been fit and healthy, going to the gym for the last 10 years, lifting weights and following gym programs. However, her cellulite never seem to go away no matter what until she came across...
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
Reviewed by Harrison Smith
Ages 10 to 13.
How do you move to a new school in a new city, especially in a country where you're still learning the ...Read more
Reviewed by Ron Charles, who is the editor of The Washington Post Book World. You can follow him on Twitter @RonCharles.
The corruption, the graft, the waste - these...Read more
Reviewed by Richard Rhodes
Shortly after 4 a.m. on July 28, 2012, an 82-year-old Catholic nun, a Vietnam veteran and a housepainter cut holes in several security fences ...Read more
Simon and Schuster
Reviewed by Bethanne Patrick
"The Singles Game," by Lauren Weisberger, is a sparkling novel about a tennis pro who stages a big comeback with the help ...Read more
Reviewed by Jane Smiley
I was about halfway through Gay Talese's new book, "The Voyeur's Motel," when The Washington Post published an article casting doubt on the ...Read more
Reviewed by Elizabeth Lund
"Look" (Graywolf) is the remarkable debut by Solmaz Sharif, who challenges readers to consider the suffering caused by war. Sharif, who was born in Istanbul to Iranian ...Read more