During a Vietnam War protest, Norman Mailer blustered and banged a generation's experience through his prodigious ego.
A close look at Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas reveals a deeply conservative and increasingly bitter man.
Two new books explore the possibilities and ethical complications of assisted reproductive technology.
Bettina Aptheker's recent memoir has incited fierce debate over her father s legacy.
The original poster child for the religious right describes how he came to terms with religion and an odd upbringing.
His autobiography sheds light on what motivates hard-right political leaders to apply brutal economic shock therapy.
In a posthumously published memoir, Ryszard Kapuscinski looks back on his life as a pathbreaking literary journalist who covered the Third World during the cold war.
Atul Gawande offers up a banal self-help manual for aspiring MDs, while Pauline Chen prescribes a dose of compassion.
In his memoir, Régis Debray describes the evolution of his politics from his early days as a revolutionary to his later work advising the nominally socialist François Mitterrand.
Child soldiering has become a defining feature of modern warfare. And the United States has been all too complicit in the trend.