In "Becoming,” Mrs. Obama tells the story of her upbringing, her academic and professional careers , her marriage to Barack Obama, their daughters Malia and Sasha , the 2008 presidential campaign and the election.
A miniature manuscript written by the teenage Charlotte Bronte is returning to her childhood home in West Yorkshire after it was bought by a British museum at auction in Paris.
'Secondhand' by Adam Minter is a compelling argument for tempering acquisitions, especially now that global warming compels people to rethink how we live.
Featuring bumbling generals, assassination plots, and romance, Pakistani military satire "A Case of Exploding Mangoes" by Mohammed Hanif has finally been released in the country's official language Urdu even as the army tightens its grip on freedom of expression.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of Michael Crichton's epic novel, "The Andromeda Strain," the author's estate commissioned Daniel H. Wilson to craft a sequel, "The Andromeda Evolution."
The title would appear to play on Jack London's "The Call of the Wild," the story of a sled dog in the Yukon. The dog on the cover sure looks a lot like the one on London's cover.
Deirdre Bair has spent her life writing well-received biographies of some of the 20th century's most fascinating people, including Al Capone and Carl Jung.
Oprah Winfrey has chosen Elizabeth Strout's "Olive, Again," the follow-up to Strout's Pulitzer Prize winning "Olive Kitteridge," as her next book club read.
The story of Kiki, a squirrel with a hoarding problem, and Jax, a meticulous owl who loves to sort, is a sweet extension of the best-seller that led to her global influence, "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up."