For the first time in two decades, a huge number of books, films, and other works will escape U.S. copyright law. The Great American Novel enters the public domain on January 1, 2019—quite literally. the
During the middle of the 1800s, cotton became the world’s largest commodity. The cheapest and best cotton came from the southern United States. Edward Baptist argues in his new book, “The Half Has Never
To the editor: Rabbi Sharon Brous' March 7 op-ed article, "Why Jews should support reparations for slavery," is pertinent as we Jews approach Passover. Nevertheless, I believe she ignores critical aspects
(Getty/Salon) Lincoln had a special relationship with the Irish, including the immigrants who fought in the Civil War Niall O'Dowd February 19, 2018 3:00pm (UTC) Excerpted with permission from "Lincoln
The Life John A. Farrell From prize-winning biographer John A. Farrell comes this riveting portrait of Richard Nixon, a man who led America in a time of turmoil and left us a darker age. Nixon divided
Chefs, I once presumed, stood mid-kitchen, gazed at the ceiling and pronounced: rich, egg-bolstered bread! Then produced a perfect loaf. Perhaps some are struck by such inspiration. None forgo perseveration.