Mark Vanhoenacker, pilot and onetime PhD candidate in East African history speaks about Skyfaring, his debut book about aviation.
Hamilton, the Lin-Manuel Miranda play, is taking Broadway by storm. Its use of a "race-blind" cast has been unprecedented in modern theater.
The King James Bible, the most popular version read worldwide, had a lasting influence on the American literary canon.
The role beards played in defining masculinity during the Renaissance.
Are there a group of trick or treat sadists poisoning the candy they distribute on Halloween?
Read an excerpt from "War's Womanly Face," a book by the winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize Svetlana Alexievich about female Russian soldiers in World War II.
We examine the portrayal of the British suffragettes in the iconic film, Mary Poppins.
The pun is in an interesting bind: it is both ubiquitous and reviled. We try to understand why.