Mohammed Hanif’s “Red Birds” is about an American fighter pilot who is taken in at a refugee camp he intended to bomb.
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In “No Visible Bruises,” Rachel Louise Snyder reports on “a global health problem of epidemic proportions,” and writes about actionable changes that can help.
A recent wave of remarkably various books reminds us of the kind of touchy ethical explorations the novel makes possible.
Petry’s debut, “The Street,” was the first book by a black woman to sell more than a million copies. A new volume collects it with another novel, “The Narrows,” and a sampling of her criticism.
“The House of the Pain of Others,” by the Mexican writer Julián Herbert, revisits the murder of 300 Chinese immigrants over three days in 1911, during the Mexican Revolution.
Toews’s eighth book was inspired by a real-life series of attacks in a Mennonite community.
“King Lear” has long been the crowning performance for actors who know how to dominate a stage. As a longstanding member of Parliament, Jackson has unique insight into authority.
David Shields describes his new book as “a short, intensive immersion into the perils, limits and possibilities of human intimacy.”
Cara Robertson’s “The Trial of Lizzie Borden” is a fresh telling of the Gilded Age murder case that captured worldwide attention and continues to exert a dark fascination.