How a year overseas unraveled and remade Sarah Hinlicky Wilson’s identity
Vincent van Gogh, Still Life With French Novels and Rose, oil on canvas, 1887.
Francis Spufford’s novel imagines the lives they might otherwise have led.
It’s hard to strike the right balance in a biography of the heroic aviator and antisemitic activist. Christopher Gehrz succeeds brilliantly.
Kristy Nabhan-Warren’s ethnographic study complicates familiar views of the Corn Belt.
Melissa Matthes well understands both the political and the religious power of mourning.
Scientist Susanne Simard on how trees communicate and nurture each other
In Crossroads, a troubled associate pastor faces his deepest desires and doubts.
Economist Minouche Shafik puts public policy at the heart of her vision.
According to Bree Picower, it starts with the teachers—80 percent of whom are White.
Journalist John Archibald turns the spotlight on himself, his preacher father, and White Christians’ failures.
The heroine of Claire Luchette’s novel realizes she became a nun to avoid being herself.
Grace Olmstead has written a reverent ode to those who stick around.
Peter C. Brown’s project is urgent and personal.
Freeing Jesus is not the kind of book we expect from someone with a PhD.
Like all of her work, her posthumous book is warm, wise, and intimate.