Ariel Sabar’s nonfiction book contains more twists and turns than a car chase.
Vincent van Gogh, Still Life With French Novels and Rose, oil on canvas, 1887.
Sean Gandert’s novel asks us to decide if a man is a saint or a sham.
Jessica Goudeau’s new book embeds the memoirs of two very different women in a primer on what it means to seek refuge in America.
Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Zvi Brettler show how multiple traditions arise when different people read the same text.
Daniel Hornsby’s debut novel has a wonderful road-trippy feeling.
Jon Butler’s dazzling study of faith and practice in a 20th-century metropolis
The Wampanoags shared the gifts of the land. The colonists responded with greed and ingratitude.
The beloved American poet lifts the everyday into the realm of the transcendent.
William Darity and Kirsten Mullen make the case for finally addressing a great wrong.
A memoir of an activist whose life is grounded in Sikh mysticism
John Phelan’s book helps us unlearn what we thought we knew.
In Diane Glancy’s poetry and prose, the cries of Native Americans echo the laments of Job’s wife.
Katherine Applegate’s books for children are just as engaging for grown-ups.
A luminous poetry collection marked by joy and sorrow, humor and truth.
Five books that take readers beyond Anglophone perspectives