USA

By Cormac McCarthy
four-and-half-stars
By Edward P. Jones
four-and-half-stars
By Katrina Firlik
three-and-half-stars
Science
By Jonathan Alter
three-stars
History
By Simon Schama
four-stars
History
By Gordon S. Wood
four-stars
Essays, History
By Ann Fessler
four-stars
History
By Charles J. Shields
three-stars
Biography
By Bill Buford
three-and-half-stars
By Terri Jentz
four-stars