Welcome to our new world, where no one is in control – neither the West of its social media nor Arab rulers of their liberated subjects. This is a combustible mix that goes beyond the recent anti-Muslim video to the overall message of Western-shaped globalization.
The adaptation of Stephen King's Dark Tower series was dropped by Warner Bros., but Media Rights Capital may take on the project.
'Fifty Shades of Grey' has passed the 'Harry Potter' books and 'The Da Vinci Code' to become the country's bestselling book.
Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in a twin terror attack in Norway last July, claims to be a member of a reborn 'Knights Templar.' What's the symbolism?
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The Iowa Writers' Workshop, on its 75th anniversary, offers a window into the state of American letters.
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.