An odd mix of science and sensationalism drove the dig that stunned everyone by uncovering the remains of England's King Richard III.
When Glenn Kurtz discovered a long-forgotten home movie made by his grandparents, he was inspired to rediscover a lost world.
China and the US are 'like father and mother, so as a son I cannot separate the two and I love them both,' insists Chinese spy Gary Shang at his trial.
Art critic Sarah Thornton has access to many of the top artists working today, including Jeff Koons, Damien Hirst, Ai Weiwei, Maurizio Cattelan and Cindy Sherman.
Joe Alsop was postwar Washington’s greatest host. But when the party ended, his downfall had true upsides.
Journalist Shane Harris considers the progress that corporations, governments, and individuals are making in their capacity to protect – or to sabotage – the Internet infrastructure.
Former Time magazine correspondent Richard Bernstein argues that the US was not in a position to alter China's leftward swing after World War II.
A former minister turned carnival huckster stars in Stephen King's latest novel.
Former Russian TV producer and director Peter Pomerantsev offers a peek inside the machine that distracts much of the Russian populace.
The author of 'Wolf Hall' opens doors into alternate worlds in her new collection of short fiction.
Biologist Edward O. Wilson tackles mankind – our origins, our unique place in the universe, and what the future of the species holds – in about 200 pages.
Just a century ago, Jews and Arabs lived in the same courtyards, participated in each other's religious festivals, and watched over each other's children, says an Israeli political scientist.
When Nora Webster loses her husband – beloved by all in their small Irish village – she must find a way to live that works for herself and her sons .
In a book billed as her final work, famed travel writer Jan Morris salutes an old friend and favorite artist.
The 'Treaty of Non-Aggression between Germany and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics' stunned the world and altered the course of World War II.
Martin has created multi-faceted, complex characters and situations that make 'Rain Reign' – a novel about a girl diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome – sing.
Jill Lepore’s new book deftly traces the entwined stories of Wonder Woman, her idealistic creator, and 20th-century feminism.
Scanning history from the beginnings of mankind up through 9/11, author Karen Armstrong argues that it is a 'dangerous oversimplification' to blame terrorism on faith.
This collection of Maeve Binchy's essays may feel dated, but her fans will enjoy another chance to visit with her.
Oscar Wilde didn't come to the US to learn about Americans. He wanted them to learn about him.