A French aristocrat and his British servant travel to America to study its penal system in this unlikely but delightful early 19th-century buddy comedy.
Tensions are rising between tea party supporters and liberal activists as tax-day protests get under way. More likely than violence, though, is debate about what the phrase ‘real American’ means.
Roger Rosenblatt’s hauntingly lovely memoir explores life as his family must live it after the death of his adult daughter.
The US, France, Germany, Britain, China, and Russia meet this week to discuss potential further punishment.
The president, in Montana on Friday and Colorado on Saturday, has so far taken care not to alienate 'New West' swing states. But rumblings are nonetheless afoot.