Hearing the prolonged creaking sound and occasional clump, an imaginative boy surveyed his options.
iPad book apps add authors' notes and historical material to classics like "Atlas Shrugged," "On the Road,"and the complete works of Shakespeare.
British lawmakers questioned the contrite Rupert Murdoch, his son James, and Rebekah Brooks about their knowledge of illicit phone hacking by the shuttered tabloid News of the World.
Rupert Murdoch appeared by turns vague, truculent, sharp and concise as he spoke alongside his son and deputy, James, calling the parliamentary inquisition "the most humble day of my career" but refusing to take personal blame for the crisis
Harry Potter fans just know they love the record-breaking series of books. But everyone from academics to mythologists, classicists to historians, and literary critics to, well, geeks have a special “template” they perceive at the heart of the tale. From positing Albus Dumbledore as the infamous Richard III to taking us aloft the scaly back of St. George’s dragon, here are five of our top takes on what’s going on behind the scenes in the Harry Potter narratives.
One of the ways that biographer David McCullough learns about his subjects is to raid their libraries.