His new post-9/11 novel is messy, funny, sad, and consoling all at once.
The musician’s most recent bootleg installment, 'Another Self Portrait,’ brings Bob the man—and his much derided album—into focus.
An iPad app lets you interact, literally, with Josef Albers’s theories of color.
The last time the United States observed a major anniversary of the Civil War, the centennial celebration in 1961–65, things quickly fell apart. When the Civil War Centennial Commission held a national convention in Charleston, S.C., where the war began with the firing on Fort Sumter in April 1861, it denied a black delegate admission to the convention’s segregated hotel.
Laura Hillenbrand stumbled upon Olympic runner Louis Zamperini in the course of researching "Seabiscuit," her debut book about the celebrated racehorse. “Louie and Seabiscuit were famous runners at the same time in the ’30s,” she says. “They were both at their peak and both in California.”