What could be scarier than reading the new Anne Rice or being trapped inside a retail catalog where the pages are filled with impending doom? For this Halloween edition of #FridayReads we give you sneak peeks into the return of Vampire Lestat and a tale of creepy designer furniture. PRINCE LESTAT by Anne Rice Rice […]

The unforgettable story of a military family that lost two sons—one to suicide and one in combat—and channeled their grief into fighting the armed forces’ suicide epidemic. “In his superb new book, The Invisible Front, Yochi Dreazen paints a deeply disturbing portrait of the overstretched United States Army, downsizing in Afghanistan while deploying against the […]

 The Wonder Woman theme song is popular in the Lepore household, with the kids singing “fighting for your rights, in your satin tights!”  Hear Jill Lepore discuss this and the historical detective work she passionately pursued to reveal the origin of one of American popular culture’s most iconic figures—a story that hides within it not […]

In THE ORENDA, the new novel from acclaimed author Joseph Boyden, history comes alive before us when a Jesuit missionary ventures into the Canadian wilderness in search of converts—the defining moment of first contact between radically different worlds. What unfolds over the next several years is truly epic, constantly illuminating and surprising, sometimes comic, always […]

Who else gets a little giddy every time Dave Eggers releases a novel like I do? If you are in agreement mark your calendars for June 16! From the literary trendsetting author of The Circle comes a tightly controlled, emotionally searching novel. YOUR FATHERS, WHERE ARE THEY? AND THE PROPHETS, DO THEY LIVE FOREVER? is […]