Jan 28, 2013 4:18PM ET
Reading rave reviews from our archives, for Pride and Prejudice's 200th anniversary
Jan 23, 2013 4:34PM ET
Young writers have always been angsty about the ever-waning time left to become a literary wunderkind.
Aug 1, 2012 11:38AM ET
His love of the provocative masked a deep, warm humanity.
Mar 7, 2012 8:33AM ET
An interview with Dan Barden about his new book
Feb 29, 2012 8:46AM ET
His 1919 one-act about his own suicide attempt is being published in book form for the first time this week.
Jan 25, 2012 9:15AM ET
A conversation with Alan Lightman about his new book, "Mr. g"
Dec 22, 2011 2:28PM ET
Instead of listening to shopping-mall versions of 'The Sugar Plum Fairy,' revisit the original, as well as these other, fantastic holiday classical works
Nov 10, 2011 10:22AM ET
A biopic of sitting president Nicolas Sarkozy is the latest in a wave of election-themed Gallic movies
Oct 20, 2011 11:27AM ET
A conversation with New York, Rolling Stone, and Vanity Fair contributing editor Vanessa Grigoriadis about how she consumes information.
Oct 11, 2011 10:15AM ET
Two new books about the British writer come to very different conclusions about his relationships with women
Aug 19, 2011 5:03PM ET
The international media is talking about his religion, his jobs record, his controversies
Aug 17, 2011 12:05PM ET
A conversation with Robert Bellah, author of a new book about faith's place in evolution
Aug 12, 2011 9:19AM ET
This scholar fantasizes about how we'd cry, hug, and try to execute people with hoodies
Aug 8, 2011 9:59AM ET
Europe's worried, China's lecturing, and the Arab world? It's busy
Jul 25, 2011 4:24PM ET
The superpower status of the United States is at risk, say editorials
Jul 12, 2011 3:55PM ET
The refrain from European papers: screw this up and the whole world suffers
Jul 11, 2011 6:59PM ET
This, apparently, is consolation to disappointed Brazilian fans
Jul 11, 2011 9:09AM ET
On seawater power, media flaws, and universal questions
Jul 8, 2011 5:46PM ET
A practical comment on the new trachea transplant
Jul 8, 2011 9:05AM ET
Foreign audiences are captivated by our captivation
Jun 28, 2011 3:42PM ET
Or a lesson in how gaffes can be global
Jun 27, 2011 6:39PM ET
A reader posits that most poets probably don't read poetry, either
Jun 27, 2011 4:30PM ET
Your kids are irritating? 'Easier to say you're giving up tea for heroin,' says reviewer
Jun 24, 2011 6:20PM ET
A reader offers some best wishes we all share
Jun 22, 2011 6:31PM ET
Should prominent illegals get a pass while less famous people get screwed?
Jun 22, 2011 9:42AM ET
The novelist talks to us about being a reading 'junkie'
Jun 17, 2011 5:35PM ET
A commenter points out that no house is built without damages
Jun 16, 2011 6:11PM ET
A commenter would like to revisit Nixon, please
Jun 15, 2011 5:24PM ET
So it's okay to make fun of people if they're not fit?
Jun 14, 2011 12:04PM ET
The novelist shares her favorite sites and her hilarious method to avoid procrastination