I want my obituary to say thatI wrote in the language of dogsand not that I sat sprinklingblack letters on a white ladder,leading my own eye down
What happens when humans breathe? When we inhale, do we pull or push the breath? Neither! When humans breathe, air is pushed into the body by atmospheric weight.
It’s tough to throw around descriptions such as “legendary,” and “arguably the very best to be found on the planet,” and live up to them with something as simple as a brownie.
The word Evil is displayed in huge red font on the cover of Baldacci’s latest thriller. This display could not be more appropriate.
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
(Little, Brown and Company, September 2006) The Beautiful Fall has been classified “pop culture” but it is more much a chronicle of the parallel lives of two of the most famous designers of
John Paul Stevens: An Independent Life by Bill Barnhart and Gene Schlickman is a scholarly and well-researched book about one of the United States Supreme Court’s most memorable justices.
Well over a year passed between the publication of Niall Ferguson’s The Ascent of Money in hardcover and the paperback text reviewed here.
As a follow-up to his wildly successful Duct Tape Marketing, John Jantsch’s newest book, The Referral Engine, manages to build on his previous success with a book that is not only
In her memoir, My Life in France, Julia Child wrote, “One of the secrets, and pleasures, of cooking is to learn to correct something if it goes awry; and one of the lessons is to grin and bear it i
If you are a reader of Maxim, then Gillian Telling’s name may be familiar since she is their sex columnist.
Matt Kramer has been writing about food and wine since 1976.
There’s something delightfully intrusive about peering into the lives of literary heroes of the past, reading their private correspondence and conducting forensic examinations of their everyday liv
Unless you are a regular reader of the New York Times weekly column “The Minimalist,” you've probably never heard of Mark Bittman.
". . . the book’s offerings are meaningless."
Steven Rattner is known in New York circles as an operator.
Golden Ages are slippery things, confirmed only in hindsight. Did Rembrandt and Vermeer realize they would be remembered as the Dutch Masters?
“Get your score card! Can’t tell the players without a score card!” The sounds of summer. In an election year, the sounds of the world politic.