Author Archives: CONCEPCIÓN DE LEÓN

Newsbook: Curious About the Missing Princess? 3 Books Detail the Lives of Middle Eastern Women

These writers describe a region where women can encounter great privilege and fierce repression at the same time.

Newsbook: Curious About the Missing Princess? 3 Books Detail the Lives of Middle Eastern Women

These writers describe a region where women can encounter great privilege and fierce repression at the same time.

Profile: Valeria Luiselli, At Home in Two Worlds

The Mexican writer has made a name for herself with experimental books and essays. Her latest, “Lost Children Archive,” is a road trip novel that shows off her intellectual sensibilities.

Newsbook: Ahead of the State of the Union, Read About the People Behind the Words

Three books about presidential speeches and speechwriters.

Newsbook: Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

Seven books present a nuanced view of this giant’s legacy in modern American civil rights.