Reviewed by Anne Boyd Rioux, who is a professor at the University of New Orleans and the author of "Constance Fenimore Woolson: Portrait of a Lady Novelist."
In her ...Read more
Herta Muller and Translated from the German by Philip Boehm
Reviewed by Linda Kinstler, who is a Marshall Scholar at the University of Cambridge and a contributing writer at Politico ...Read more
Thomas Dunne_St Martin's
Reviewed by Dennis Drabelle, who is a former mysteries editor of The Washington Post Book World. He lives in Asheville, N.C.
The numbers are in. The ...Read more
Reviewed by Jon Michaud, who is a novelist and the head librarian at the Center for Fiction.
Few subjects in contemporary American life would seem riper for a big ...Read more
Robert L Belknap
Reviewed by Michael Dirda, who reviews each Thursday in The Washington Post Style and is the author, most recently, of "Browsings: A Year of Reading, Collecting, and ...Read more
Reviewed by Lisa Zeidner
You know that when you search for the best price on shoes or a dishwasher or a hotel online, Google is watching you. But so are armies of ...Read more
Reviewed by Nancy Hightower
Fans of Shirley Jackson are sure to savor Andrew Michael Hurley's Gothic horror novel "The Loney" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25). The tale is set mostly on Britain's ...Read more
Reviewed by Megan McDonough
When you hear the words "animal" and "Internet," what is the first thought that comes to mind? Sneezing Panda? Pizza Rat? ...Read more
Perspective: A Driver's TalePeter Kerestur
Perspective (A driver’s tale) is an inexorable product of the modern democracy in its present decline and metamorphosis into yet another monstrous police state, The pen is sometimes vitriolic, never apologetic, always striving for objectivity and reason, and the language at times effusive,...
Reviewed by Carol Berkin
Nathaniel Philbrick knows how to tell a good tale. In "Valiant Ambition," he tells not one but three of them. The first is an account of ...Read more
Simon and Schuster
Reviewed by Jonathan Kirsch
Ten top-ranking Nazis were sent to the gallows in 1946 by the international war crimes tribunal in Nuremberg. Many more ...Read more
The Penguin Press
Reviewed by Michael Lindgren
"Sitting in my mother's Chevy Vega, I imagined a gleaming city a lifetime away from the parking lot," writes techno musician Moby at the ...Read more
Reviewed by Wendy Smith
Dysfunctional families are Elizabeth Kelly's stock in trade. Her first two novels,"Apologize, Apologize!" and "The Last Summer of the ...Read more
Reviewed by Philip Caputo
Sebastian Junger begins his new book, "Tribe," with an observation about a peculiar phenomenon in frontier America: From the late 17th to ...Read more
Reviewed by Ron Charles
Dan Brown will publish a special edition of "The Da Vinci Code" for young adults in September.
The only real mystery might be what took...Read more
Reviewed by Anne Midgette
Reading a novel about a historical character is like finding snapshots in someone else's photo album of a party you attended. There's ...Read more
Prince Hermann von Puckler-Muskau and Edited and translated from the German by Linda B Parshall
Reviewed by Michael Dirda, who reviews each Thursday in The Washington Post Style ...Read more
Reviewed by Louis Bayard, who is the author of the forthcoming novel "Lucky Strikes."
In the Jerusalem of 1945, he's known as Yossi: a shrewd, agreeable taxi driver ...Read more
Reviewed by Ron Charles, who is the editor of The Washington Post Book World. You can follow him on Twitter @RonCharles.
Louise Erdrich's new novel, "LaRose," ...Read more
Simon and Schuster
Reviewed by David L. Ulin, a former book editor and book critic for the Los Angeles Times, is the author of "Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles."
Reviewed by Kim McLarin, who is an associate professor at Emerson College and the author of "Divorce Dog: Men, Motherhood and Midlife."
A young girl goes ...Read more