This astonishing book by the prize-winning journalist Rania Abouzeid tells the tragedy of the Syrian War through the dramatic stories of four young people seeking safety and freedom in a shattered country.
An outstanding new edition of Plutarch, the inventor of biography, focused on five lives that remade the Roman world.
A bold exploration of the Holocaust by a pre-eminent scholar in the field.
A blend of contemporary travelogue and historical narrative about the Alps from "a graceful and passionate writer" (The Washington Post).
A brilliant microhistory of the sex toy that ultimately tells the story of our changing sexual mores and evolving cultural values.