Topic: King Henry VIII
In an immensely readable new biography of Catherine of Aragon, Giles Tremlett tells the story of the Spanish queen who changed the course of English history.
03/04/2011 08:25 am
Should students learn about mortgages, pensions, insurance, and social security in the classroom, instead of having to figure them out as adults?
12/14/2010 01:40 pm
In Pictures Natalie Portman's roles
Pope terror plot allegedly involved five street cleaners who were picked up by police before dawn Friday in London. A sixth individual, implicated by authorities in the pope terror plot, was arrested later in the day.
09/17/2010 03:36 pm
Pope Benedict XVI is making his first papal trip to Britain, beginning Thursday. Britons interviewed expressed a range of emotions about Pope Benedict XVI and his visit, ranging from anger to indifference.
09/15/2010 12:53 pm
Classic Daffy Duck toons out on DVD, mouthwatering 'Fresh From Maine' cook book, 'Many Hands: Family Music for Haiti' CD, and more top picks.
08/11/2010 05:54 pm
The Vatican Secret Archives is for the first time printing reproductions of more than 100 of its most fascinating, secret documents. Do we hear another Dan Brown novel coming?
07/21/2010 05:08 pm
Barbara Kingsolver's "The Lacuna" was one of "three beautiful daughters" agonized over by this year's Orange Prize judges.
06/10/2010 12:16 pm
Hilary Mantel's novel "Wolf Hall" took top honors at the National Book Critics Circle awards.
03/12/2010 10:26 am
The author of ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ takes a thorough look at one of life’s most sought-after social constructs: marriage.
01/05/2010 05:28 pm