Nick Owchar examines Nicholas Delbanco’s 2020 book “Why Writing Matters” in the context of the author’s career.
Nick Owchar talks with Ross King on his book about the Italian bookseller who spurred the Renaissance.
A dragon’s horde of new holiday editions of J. R. R. Tolkien.
Christopher Tolkien wraps up a four-decade curation of his father’s legacy.
Staying Nimble with a Diet of Jokes and a Pinch of Stephen Hawking: A Conversation with Leonard Mlodinow
Nick Owchar talks to Leonard Mlodinow, physicist and the author of five best-selling books, including "The Grand Design," co-authored by Stephen...
On “Six Four” by Hideo Yokoyama.
Youval Shimoni’s “A Room” — a dense, stubborn, daunting, exhilarating masterpiece.
"The Dead Duke" is ideal reading, like ghost and detective stories, for the days of the year when evening arrives early and temperatures are dropping.
Joseph Nye, the former dean at Harvard Kennedy School of Government, says the American century isn't over yet.
Stabbing a man to death isn’t easy.