How Darwin and Lincoln Shaped Us

How's this for a coincidence? Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln were born in the same year, on the same day: Feb. 12, 1809. As historical facts go, it amounts to little more than a footnote.

Arbus and Other 'Freaks'

The late photographer discovered some of her most famous images in Hubert's Museum, a Times Square freak show. Now a new book shows how Arbus, her subjects and the collectors who came after all tie together in a tall but true American tale.

Everything is Illuminated

Classics Illustrated once introduced millions of children to the pleasures of a great story. A new generation of publishers is betting they can do the same.

East Side Story

Richard Price's novel may look like a murder story, but it's really a tough guy's love letter to the old neighborhood.

The Long Career

Westerns, comedies, dramas and silent films—a new box set proves John Ford mastered all at Fox.