Simon Winchester examines the story behind the discomforting photo taken of the little girl who inspired “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.”
Kate Middleton and Prince William's upcoming wedding sets the stage for an array of romantic memorabilia to flood the market.
Long before Photoshop and Facebook, upper-crust British ladies were cropping and splicing with giddy abandon and drawing spider webs inhabited with the pasted-on faces of their friends.
The country Elizabeth II once knew exists no more, says a historian.
The ocean liner Queen Victoria makes its way beneath the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Calif., on Jan. 27. The Queen Victoria, Cunard's newest luxury liner and the company's second largest, is making her Maiden Call to San Francisco during her current world voyage. The 99-day westbound circumnavigation will continue to Hawaii and then on to 41 other ports.
Gillian Gill offers a fresh examination of the remarkable marriage of Queen Victoria and her consort Prince Albert.
These two innovators, working independently, provide cheap, effective filters that make polluted water potable.
David Grann follows the lost trail of Amazon explorer Percy Fawcett.
Jumbo and his devoted handler lived a strange tale of celebrity, tragedy, and love.