Veteran Wall Street Journal reporters Josh Chin and Liza Lin spent years covering China. In a new book, they untangle how China built its formidable digital surveillance apparatus.
Ethan Chorin, who served in Libya, presents details that most Americans don't know about the embassy attack — and explores the role domestic politics played in the aftermath.
A sad, brutally honest memoir about "a poor, sexually abused, drug-addicted Chicano kid," Jesse Leon's narrative is one that vividly brings to the page the realities of someone ignored by the system.
Washington Post reporter Casey Parks' first book, Diary of a Misfit: A Memoir and a Mystery, follows her attempts to uncover Roy Hudgins' story while rediscovering her own along the way.
A growing number of translated Japanese books have been released in the U.S. in recent years. There there are more than a dozen coming out this fall alone — including titles by emerging writers.
This week marks a year since the Taliban regained control of Afghanistan. But the Taliban hasn't succeeded in silencing Afghan women, whose voices ring out in two new and powerful collections.
Barnes' 25th novel is about the power of influence and obsessions, wrong turns, and the difficulty of pinning down another's life, whether someone you knew or someone who predated you by centuries.
A summer edition of NPR's Books We Love. Today, we hear recommendations from our staff for three non-fiction titles: "Making Videogames," "The Nineties," and "Korean American."