Under the command of General Joe Johnston, the Army of Tennessee blocked Union General Sherman’s invasion of Georgia and his move toward Atlanta.
One of the most accurate and inaccurate criticisms leveled at the romance genre is that they are all the same.
H. Donald Winkler has researched the lives of nineteen daring women who changed the outcome of Civil War battles.
Ecklund sent surveys, each containing $15, to professors and researchers of the natural and social sciences at various elite higher-education institutions across the United States.
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.
“He is the beginning and the end of music in America.”—Bing Crosby on Louis Armstrong
You might think there aren’t any more good stories left to be told about the sixties.
What could be a more contentious issue today than the conflict surrounding our border with Mexico?
“. . . the lonely were more likely to have died than the nonlonely.”
Ladybug Girl at the Beach is a delightful story about conquering fear of the unknown.
While she was the pastry chef at The French Laundry, Claire Clark wrote Indulge in 2007; now released in paperback, the book remains a must-have.
I want to be careful here.
For all the dyspepsia induced by the Great Recession, Niall Ferguson, one of our best economic historians, has offered us a tonic: a biography not of a dealer, trader, or hedger, but rather a b
Cecil B. DeMille was one of the first true giants of the American film industry. His bigger than life persona has inspired author Eyman to attempt a bigger than life portrait.
“Insurance is the great protector of the American middle class, but only when it works.” Jay Feinman’s premise is that the property and casualty insurance industry is a profit seeking one that make
Wendy Richmond has put together a swirling assortment of ideas, observations, tips, philosophy, quotes, and anecdotes about art.
Dog stories are meant to tug at the heartstrings. But A Man and His Maniac: The Bunkie Story does so in a down-to-earth way.
Most of us know someone who could use a little basic instruction in the kitchen: a college student or recent graduate living in his/her first apartment, a newly single adult, a neighbor, a friend o
Are geniuses born or made? Is there such a thing as natural talent? Are some people born with more talent and ability than others? For as long as most of us can recall, the premise of nature vs.
Science depends on the ability of experiments and observations made out in the world to be repeatable by other observers.
It is known as the “Death Zone”—the part of a mountain that punches above 26,000 feet.
Max Planck, certainly one of the fathers of modern physics, and arguably the dean of theoretical physics in Germany at the turn of the 20th century, was a famously decent man whose association was
The Lost Years by Kristina Wandzilak (daughter), and Constance Curry (mother), is the raw and touching story of a family that endures unimaginable hardships in an attempt to save their dau