Hunt chronicles his travels in one of the quirkiest and most captivating books of the year
The columns and memoirs by the former New York Times columnist were so celebrated that they invited readers to wonder if the mission of newsroom scribes and so-called creative artists really differed that much in the first place.
One writer learned that letting books go – even for a bibliophile who counts them as a treasured possession – can be liberating.
As part of the anthology 'On Christmas,' writer Sue Townsend remembers how the Christmases of her childhood included plenty of books.
Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the Masters golf tournament April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga.
Michael Beschloss, author of 'Presidents of War,' discusses how presidents including Abraham Lincoln and Lyndon B. Johnson bore the burden of leading America during a time of warfare.
L'Amour never published his first novel, 'No Traveller Returns,' which draws upon on his early life at port and at sea. Now the novel is being released for the first time with the help of his son, Beau L'Amour, as part of a series of 'Lost Treasures.'
A new book looks at four men who are largely responsible for the genre of science fiction as we know it today.
Author Ovidia Yu uses her new lead sleuth – Chen Su Lin, a young Chinese woman who's a second-class citizen in her own country – to explore social injustice in pre-war colonial Singapore.
Like his role model, Teddy Roosevelt, McCain drew on books as a source of intellectual and spiritual sustenance.
Yale University historian and author Joanne B. Freeman talks about the stunning extent to which US Congressmen treated each other with violence in the years before the Civil War.
A complex man himself, Naipaul had a gift for revealing in his writing dimensions other observers might have missed.
In heart of the crisis, author Beth Macy finds perseverance amid tragedy.
Advertising copywriter Richard Ratay says his own fond memories inspired him to research the history of the family road trip.
Lal explores the powerful Indian empress who was much more than a romantic icon.