'The League of Wives' traces the challenges they faced, including stonewalling by Congress and dismissal by Pentagon brass.
Stuart Kells explores the source materials that would have been necessary to write all those plays and poems.
Michael King builds an evocative Southern landscape in his novel 'At Briarwood School for Girls,' but his powers ultimately don't extend to creating fully realized characters.
In the American Civil War, Confederate leaders fought for states' rights and to keep slaves, but the North's motivations were more complex.
Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the Masters golf tournament April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga.
Arthur Brooks, a conservative policy analyst who calls the Dalai Lama a mentor, explores how a ‘culture of contempt’ is hurting America and what can be done about it.
Jeffrey S. Cramer combs through hundreds of letters to document the highs and lows of the two men's relationship.
Two new books – on Sandra Day O'Connor and John Roberts – shed light on the personalities and motivations of two highly accomplished jurists.
Seven baseball writers share their favorite classic books about the game.
In this young adult novel, a high school student moves from Canada to Texas and begins writing down his impressions of fellow students in a ‘field guide.’ He realizes a thing or two about labels along the way.
Yale Prof. Nicholas Christakis’ new book, “Blueprint,” looks at how humans have evolved into a species that is fundamentally good.
As a young mother, Marie-Madeleine Fourcade took over the leadership of the alliance network. Her name faded from the record, but a new biography offers a carefully researched and compulsively readable account of her escapades.
National Book Award winner Barry Lopez mines his travel diaries of exotic trips to celebrate the continents he's visited and also to muse on the state of the environment.
Barry Strauss' more or less explicit model is the Roman historian Suetonius, who wrote 2000 years ago and whose book famously profiled 12 caesars instead of 10.