Parents give their children all kinds of things, from hard-earned nuggets of wisdom to old toasters they don't need anymore. Surprisingly, each offer significant lessons.
Mantel's short story collection, reportedly titled 'The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher,' follows her critically acclaimed historical novels 'Wolf Hall' and 'Bring Up the Bodies.'
University of Texas professor Douglas Bruster is claiming lines of 'The Spanish Tragedy' by Thomas Kyd were written by the Bard.
Patrick Stewart, best known for playing Capt. Jean-Luc Picard on 'Star Trek: The Next Generation,' was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II Buckingham Palace Wednesday.
In 1993, Monitor correspondent Tony Vellela spoke with Lynn Redgrave, the 1960s acting sensation who later dramatized her own troubled past in a one-woman show titled "Shakespeare for My Father." Lynn Redgrave passed away on Sunday.