Criticism of the slave trade from 200 years ago speaks to us today—and not just about race.
Vincent van Gogh, Still Life With French Novels and Rose, oil on canvas, 1887.
Readers won't easily trace Edna St. Vincent Millay's personal life in this collection.
Two debut novels portray everyday life in Nigerian cities. They also teach Americans about our own culture.
Ministry today requires multiple strategies and layered identities.
Two refreshing new books place the storyteller within the story he tells.
Today's laborers are more likely cleaning toilets than mining coal. But there's still a need to organize.
Life's later decades present distinctive virtues—and vices.
Most of us only know the pro-life movement after Roe v. Wade. But there's a fuller history—with surprising turns.
Yaa Gyasi's novel reveals the freedoms and captivities we all inherit.