Christopher Buckley’s affectionate portrait of his larger-than-life parents.
A man of brutal force, Cornelius Vanderbilt – for better and worse – helped to shape American business culture.
Here are six reasons why US economic clout will endure.
Like his young country, Mark Twain was rough, raw, and wholly original.
Emily Post was a fierce egalitarian who believed that behavior – not income – defined class.
Brad Pitt plays a man aging backward in an anecdote stretched to would-be epic proportions.
Works that reflect America's aims and desires.