Building Stories is one of the most important pieces of art I have ever experienced. I also sort of want to kill myself.
The downfall of the Russian nobility brought about the end of Russia itself.
Britain's economy is depressed--so why does the government simply keep calm and carry on?
The case of Charles Dickens is an extreme example of our desire to know all the darkest details about the lives of our great heroes
The epigraph's most basic function is to remind us that literature is a social act.
Younger artists may line up to get their hands on these new books, historical studies dedicated to the tidal pull of modern artistic self-absorption.
Jon Meacham has chosen storytelling over analysis, offering up a genial but meandering narrative.
Two new books about Grace Coddington and Diana Vreeland have wildly different tales to tell.
Phillips's insistence on the primacy of 1775 as “the pivotal year” creates more problems than it solves.
Cahalan understands her memoir as an illumination of absence more than an act of retrospection.