Historian Robert Caro shares some important lessons learned in his new audiobook 'On Power.'
As major universities like UC Berkeley abandon traditional book collections, the role of campus libraries is starting to look a little different from the good old days of an offline era.
British historian Alec Ryrie chronicles the epic drama of a faith that he portrays as vibrant, diverse, and confounding.
'Fear City' tracks New York's devastating brush with bankruptcy.
Kudos to the folks creating these comics, who are taking 80-year-old characters and making them fresh and exciting.
One of Neruda’s continuing themes was the way that basic objects, like tables and chairs, soap and socks, a dictionary or a pair of scissors, can seem magical when glanced at a slightly different angle.
It was largely women who led the drive to get their communities to embrace Civil War monuments.
A new book by a Library of Congress historian unearths once-forgotten tidbits of history related to the Great War.
The Bank of England hopes to make their reports more understandable by imitating the famed children's book author's concise, simple writing style.
'Sting Like a Bee' author Leigh Montville explains how the fabled boxer vanquished the Vietnam draft.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is coauthor of 'Climate of Hope,' a solution-oriented book about what individuals and governments can and should be doing about climate change.
Despite struggle in other genres, religious books aimed at children have seen an impressive and steady increase in sales over the past decade.
In his new book, 'Where the Water Goes,' journalist David Owen takes readers inside the topsy-turvy world of Western water.
Women pose for photographers on the first day of the Royal Ascot horse race in Ascot, England, on June 20.
The iconic magazine piece 'Frank Sinatra Has a Cold' has lessons – and surprises – for today's journalists.
A new book tracks the future Russian leader on his road to revolution.
How the British turned the tables on captivity in the 19th century.
The pleasure of language rested at the heart of Woolf’s novels, as well as her lively occasional essays and literary criticism.
Now, as a tribute to the 19th-century siblings who have become something of a public television franchise, 'To Walk Invisible' dramatizes the lives of the Brontes themselves.
In 'Broad Strokes,' historian Bridget Quinn remembers forgotten female painters and sculptors.
When my local library was selling off discarded volumes for a penny apiece, I wasn’t inclined to take one of the castoffs, Waller’s 'Old Songs in a New Café,' home with me. But I’m glad I did.
South Korean political expert Robert Kelly went viral after an epic on-the-job encounter with his very young and very lively children.
Bette Davis bio author Ed Sikov recalls the real story behind 'Feud: Bette and Joan.'
Fabled children's book author Dr. Seuss once said that his experience working at Standard Oil 'taught me conciseness and how to marry pictures with words.'