How the British turned the tables on captivity in the 19th century.
The Constitution is not clear about whether the court could declare an act of Congress or of the executive branch to be unconstitutional. That was left to be determined in the early days of the American republic.
The rejuvenated line of comics releases graphic novel collections of the Justice League, the Flash, Nightwing, and Green Lanterns
As 'Lincoln in the Bardo' attracts widespread attention, now might be a good time to remember Saunders’ shortest book – 'Congratulations, by the Way.'
Author Eliot Pattison decries the occupation of Tibet via his 'Inspector Shan' detective series.
Hollywood historian Glenn Frankel uncovers the links between the blacklist and the classic film.
The pleasure of language rested at the heart of Woolf’s novels, as well as her lively occasional essays and literary criticism.
Now, as a tribute to the 19th-century siblings who have become something of a public television franchise, 'To Walk Invisible' dramatizes the lives of the Brontes themselves.
In 'Broad Strokes,' historian Bridget Quinn remembers forgotten female painters and sculptors.
When my local library was selling off discarded volumes for a penny apiece, I wasn’t inclined to take one of the castoffs, Waller’s 'Old Songs in a New Café,' home with me. But I’m glad I did.
South Korean political expert Robert Kelly went viral after an epic on-the-job encounter with his very young and very lively children.
Bette Davis bio author Ed Sikov recalls the real story behind 'Feud: Bette and Joan.'
Fabled children's book author Dr. Seuss once said that his experience working at Standard Oil 'taught me conciseness and how to marry pictures with words.'
George Lewys, 5, poses for a photograph with Owl butterflies during an event to launch the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London on Thursday.
Edward J. Balleisen, author of 'Fraud,' says America’s embrace of democracy has eased the path for some charismatic pitchmen of fraudulent schemes.
'The Happiness Effect' author Donna Freitas answers questions on the role that social media plays in the social, professional, religious, and emotional lives of the young.
New Graphic Novels collect the relaunched Superman, Green Arrow, Aquaman, and Batman comics.
Thirty years ago, '84, Charing Cross Road' was released, achieving the magic of bringing to life the quiet drama of being lost in a book.
Andrew Johnson dared Congress to go after him, and it did.
Like other ex-presidents, Obama is now freer to enjoy the great pleasure of a good book.
In 'Crown of Blood,' British historian Nicola Tallis uncovers strength in 16th-century's doomed insta-queen.
These highly enjoyable new books highlight the powerful inspiration Wonder Woman has become.
Although it's not what she's known for, Southern writer Carson McCullers shared vivid memories of the Christmases of her childhood.
Good grief! The award-winning series concludes with rare 'Peanuts' art and stories by creator Charles Schulz.
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