A reporter explores Pakistan’s border region and argues that it holds the key to a peaceful resolution in Afghanistan.
Favorite book picks by Monitor readers.
Barbara Kingsolver's "The Lacuna" was one of "three beautiful daughters" agonized over by this year's Orange Prize judges.
What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.
Barbara Kingsolver's sixth novel – a book that moves between Mexico and the cold war-era US – wins the Orange Prize for fiction.
Sweden's National Library discovers two unpublished manuscripts by Stieg Larsson, author of "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo."
Researcher Vanessa Woods shares a tale about a species that can teach all of us a thing or two about peace.
Monitor readers share their favorite books.
What's a fan to do when a writer like George R.R. Martin leaves a series dangling?
With the "Harry Potter" theme park set to open in Orlando, Fla., London Mayor Boris Johnson is urging the boy wizard to come home.
A Ugandan vows to open a school for the AIDs orphans of his village.
Favorite book picks from Monitor readers.
Evan Thomas, author of "The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898"
At Apple's WWDC 2010, Steve Jobs says iBook users have downloaded more than 5 million books.
Some bookstores say "The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner" isn't selling at "Twilight" speed.
Facebook may know more about you than your government does.
Monitor readers share their favorite picks.
Calling all Anglophiles: This glimpse of a splendid moment in Edwardian history makes perfect summer reading.
Threats of "malware" do little to dampen enthusiasm over "The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner," the new novella by "Twilight" author Stephenie Meyer.
As tributes to legendary coach John Wooden continue to flow, here are the books that remind us why he matters.