“Wolf Hall,” winner of this year’s Booker Prize, offers a sympathetic portrayal of Thomas Cromwell, the power behind Henry VIII's throne.
In her best novel since “Possession,” A.S. Byatt spins a tale from details of the life of children’s book author Edith Nesbit.
A coming-of-age story about a precocious schoolgirl whose new older boyfriend turns out not to be all that he seems.
After watching her grandmother knit socks for soldiers, a Brit teaches Thai to make blankets for the poor.
What happened when single-parent Simon Carr let his boys be boys.
The debate over sending more US troops frames a larger clash over counterinsurgency strategy as the new template for war.
New Yorker writer Tad Friend on the deleterious effects of growing up WASP.