The words “Armenia” and “bittersweet” have been a natural pairing for the people of that country and its diaspora.
Complexion Perfection offers a fair amount of useful information for people who are interested in making their skin look better.
This spring has seen the publication of the 360th edition from The Library of America, in a sense completing, at least for now, the full circle of the history of American literature.
Ophelia Field was born in Australia to American parents and now lives in London with her partner and children.
“The bishop was much struck by some of the analogies I drew.” —Oscar Wilde
There seems to be no end to the number of businessmen, politicians, and coaches who, upon achieving success or some elevated position in their field, write a book claiming to have some insight into
There are many ways to define “kosher.” The Hebrew root of the word simply means fit—food that is fitting for Jews to eat.
In 1997, one bad decision environmental science writer and adventurer Jon Turk made during his 25 years of backcountry skiing triggered an avalanche that nearly did to him what kayaking and sailing
For years, Hollywood has been selling the story in which a regular guy gets threatened by the minions of an evil government, only to win out against all odds in the end.
Nat Geo Wild Animal Atlas: Earth’s Astonishing Animals and Where They Live is a perfect tool to introduce young readers to the amazing animals across the globe.
Not every programmer may be a scientific programmer, but all programmers will at some point have to deal with correctness, efficiency, and requirements changes, and some may have to deal with float
Jaron Lanier, an early developer of Virtual Reality, presents his manifesto, his state-of-the-union address of the cultural impact of the Internet and the Web. He has been prescient in the past.
This is a book that aims to set the West’s exploration of the solar system in its historical context.
Welcome to Redneck economics and philosophy. If Mr. and Ms.
Encounter Books, February 2008As we witness the incredible surge of international donations and support directed toward Haiti following the January 12 earthquake, we must recognize the fact that th
Kevin Walsh is a scratch golfer and a television journalist working in Boston.
The Icarus Syndrome uses the Greek myth of Icarus to illustrate American foreign policy shortcomings following World War I, Vietnam, and Iraq.
One of the most accurate and inaccurate criticisms leveled at the romance genre is that they are all the same.
This well-written book affords the reader an unobstructed view of the inner workings of the clumsy governmental machine named the FBI.
Bakers who already own Room for Dessert and Ripe for Dessert know they can trustpastry chef and cookbook author David Lebovitz to provide reliable, delicious recipes.
Thank goodness not everyone can make a living off of their childhood ambitions. Otherwise, who would serve as insurance actuaries?
It’s not unusual for scholars to come up with approximately the same idea at about the same time.
“Every writer is alone . . .”
The relationship novel has a venerable pedigree stretching at least as far back as Jane Austen, a hardy lineage onto which has been grafted all manner of cross-pollinating hybrids, from the adolesc