Book Review

Overload: Finding the Truth in Today’s Deluge of News

By Bob Schieffer with H. Andrew Schwartz

The veteran journalist offers a handbook for informed citizens and considers how we can all do better next time.

    Poetry Review

    A monthly feature that looks at books of and about poetry.

    Book Review

    Lost Girls: The Invention of the Flapper

    By Linda Simon

    The sequins and tassels were about much more than fashion.

      Author Q&A

      The international-relations expert talks whistleblowers, the CIA, and the danger of putting too many military men in charge.

      Book Review

      The cathartic laugh/cry we all need, even if it’s painful.


      A peek at what's on tap in the independent this week.

      Book Review

      Lou Reed: A Life

      By Anthony DeCurtis

      This well-balanced biography separates the man from the icon.

      Book Review

      To the Back of Beyond

      By Peter Stamm; translated by Michael Hoffman

      Without so much as a goodbye, a Swiss man leaves his wife and family to become a vagabond


      A recap of the books we've spotlighted in the past few days

      Book Review

      Russia reinvents itself in recurring cycles, and this memoir from the famed journalist recounts one of the shortest


      The indie stalwart branches out