A conversation with Megan Abbott, whose new novel, The Fever, chronicles a hysteria outbreak at a modern high school.
One truth underlies the sprawling, sometimes contentious, freebie-filled Association of Writers and Writing Programs annual conference: Making a life in literature isn't easy.
The Irish author's latest novel, The Guts, does what Doyle has done since he first published The Commitments: expertly weave sadness, tenderness, awkwardness, and pride into every page.
Afghan farmers are growing more opium today than at any time in recent memory, according to America’s watchdog in the country.
Patrick Stewart's and Ian McKellen's latest Broadway stints offer the deep satisfaction of watching people be really good at their jobs.
The late author helped America anticipate for this era of war, but he also gave hope.
The Bard would close things happily for Albuquerque, which means horribly for Walt & co.
Camp Leatherneck is discontinuing midnight dinner service for its Marines. It shouldn't.
A Foreign Service whistle-blower is doing her best to fight promotion irregularities. But she should have an inspector general to back her up.
Jessica Soffer talks about her beautiful debut novel, Tomorrow There Will Be Apricots.
The intelligence brief on the apparent accident was three sentences long, and it scared the hell out of White House officials.
What the treatment of the WikiLeaks detainee says about our government's most damning secret
It will take decades to break the vault of Dick Cheney's secrets.
Think a tsunami is bad? Here's a giant rock.
Sean Ferrell's second novel addresses what it means to really look at yourself, literally.
Two branches of the U.S. military are locked in a property battle worthy of Google and Apple.
In order to connect with a new audience, 'Star Wars' needs to catch up with the modern political zeitgeist.
A conversation with author Dan Josefson about the evolution of his debut novel and its ringing endorsement from David Foster Wallace
Why the film still resonates, more than half a century on
Paula Bomer's debut novel, "Nine Months," examines how having a baby changes an artist's life.