An eminent historian reminds us of the commanding role party politics has played in America’s enduring struggle against economic inequality.
Appointed to conquer the "crime capital of the world", the first Paris police chief faces an epidemic of murder.
A panoramic history of the vast migration of Eastern Europeans to the West by a recent winner of a MacArthur Fellowship.
A world-renowned classicist presents a thrilling revisionist biography of the Bible’s most controversial figure.
A blend of contemporary travelogue and historical narrative about the Alps from "a graceful and passionate writer" (The Washington Post).