Books to Read: The Best Reviews of April

A selection of the month’s most noteworthy books, as discussed by The Wall Street Journal’s reviewers. Melanie Kirkpatrick takes in the “absorbing and richly rewarding chronicle” of three women—Martha Wright, Frances Seward and the heroic Underground Railroad...

Alaska’s Energy Industry Is as Clean as It Gets

Liquefied natural gas reservoirs in the Port of Sabetta, Russia, Dec. 7, 2017. Photo: maxim zmeyev/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images President Biden Zoomed with world leaders last week to announce his plan to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. Unfortunately, his...

What India’s Viral Misery Is Telling Us

Medical experts are ransacking the inventory of new variants to explain India’s hellish Covid explosion, but they aren’t likely to find out much they didn’t know at the time of Wuhan more than a year ago. Covid is a highly transmissible infection; it’s substantially...