What did Monitor readers choose as the best Christmas movie (or TV special) of all time?
Magazine writer and author Paul Schneider offers an engaging exploration of the history of the Mississippi River and its impact on American life.
This deep dive into cartography leads to an exploration of religion, science, and history.
What's selling best at independent bookstores across America.
When, in 1982, David Letterman asked Dr. Hopper how she knew so much about computers, in order to work with Harvard's massive computer, Mark I, she replied, “I didn’t. It was the first one.”
World War II pilot Henry Heim vividly remembers the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Today, some 3,000 people are expected to gather at Pearl Harbor to commemorate the anniversary of the attack that launched the U.S. into World War II.
How to truly understand the scale and cost of the Battle of the Somme? Artist Joe Sacco depicts the horrific World War I conflict in a 24-foot-long panoramic drawing.
Four audiobooks portray the ravages of World Wars I and II.
From Chinese dissidents to Iranian clerics, South American leaders to the British monarchy, the world united today in mourning one of history's most revered statesmen.
Here are the 10 books most appreciated by the Monitor's book critics this month.