How cuisine and culture collaborated to cook up an American identity.
A poem in Walt Whitman's 'Leaves of Grass' describes a 'strange huge meteor-procession dazzling and clear shooting over our heads.' Researchers now believe they know what he was referring to.
The horror of the Civil War revolutionized the treatment of US war casualties.
Short reviews of three delightful poetry collections.
Once, a good pistol and congressional stationery were influence enough for lobbyists.
A history of blogging – and why it matters.
A pocket-sized collection of poems about the power of music.
Three short reviews of poetry collections.