David Walton Pyr
Reviewed by Steven Levingston, who is the nonfiction editor of The Washington Post Book World. His email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
It's not the kind...Read more
Farrar Straus Giroux
Reviewed by Adam Kirsch, who is the author most recently of "Rocket and Lightship: Essays on Literature and Ideas."
Most Americans' lives are totally ...Read more
Reviewed by Wendy Smith, who is a contributing editor at the American Scholar and reviews books frequently for the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times and The Washington ...Read more
Reviewed by Steven Moore, who is a critic. His latest book is "William Gaddis: Expanded Edition."
In 2009, Reif Larsen wowed the literary world with "The ...Read more
Mairtin O. Cadhain. Translated by Alan Titley
Reviewed by Michael Dirda, who reviews books for The Washington Post on Thursdays.
Almost every novel carries dust-jacket endorsements ...Read more
Reviewed by Nicole Lee
Hanya Yanagihara's new novel, "A Little Life," is a witness to human suffering pushed to its limits, drawn in extraordinary detail by ...Read more
Reviewed by James Hill
Great sportswriting takes readers where they never thought they would go. This is the ride you are in for with "The Fall Line," Nathaniel ...Read more
Reviewed by Myra G. Gutin
Few people who recall the 2008 presidential campaign will forget the first time Michelle Obama became a prominent blip on their radars. Of ...Read more
Reviewed by Latoya Peterson
The Internet changed quietly. Over roughly a decade, the background colors of webpages slowly lightened from black to white. Text, once...Read more
Simon & Schuster
Reviewed by Erik Wemple
The late New York Times columnist Bill Safire plays a heroic role in Judith Miller's new book, "The Story," an account of her stormy ...Read more