How do you move on after losing the person you loved. How do you build a life worth living.
When the government of Jordan granted amnesty to a group of political prisoners in 1999, it little realized that among them was Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a terrorist mastermind and soon the architect of an Islamist movement bent on dominating the Middle East.
In 2012, Claire Vaye Watkins’s story collection, Battleborn, swept nearly every award for short fiction. Now this young writer, widely heralded as a once-in-a-generation talent, returns with a first novel that harnesses the sweeping vision and deep heart that made her debut so arresting to a love story set in a devastatingly imagined near future.
As today’s Republicans struggle to broaden their base and promote reform, some are reviving the legacy of Jack Kemp, one of the most important Republicans of the 1970s, 80s, and 90s.
Serving aboard the Ananke, an experimental military spacecraft launched by the ruthless organization that rules Earth and its solar system, computer scientist Althea has established an intense emotional bond—not with any of her crewmates, but with the ship’s electronic systems, which speak more deeply to her analytical mind than human feelings do.
What does it mean to devote yourself wholly to helping others. In Strangers Drowning, Larissa MacFarquhar seeks out people living lives of extreme ethical commitment and tells their deeply intimate stories. their stubborn integrity and their compromises; their bravery and their recklessness; their joys and defeats and wrenching dilemmas.
An insider’s tour through the construction of invented
languages from the bestselling author and creator of languages for
the HBO series Game of Thrones and the Syfy series
From master language creator David J.
Since time immemorial, the Spires have sheltered humanity, towering for miles over the mist-shrouded surface of the world.