Could a marriage policy first pursued by the Catholic Church a millennium and a half ago explain what made the industrialized world so powerful—and so peculiar?
As the author’s remarkable trilogy ends, her epic hero’s self-mastery is newly in doubt.
Our unpredictable and overburdened schedules are taking a dire toll on American society.
The voice revolution has only just begun. Today, Alexa is a humble servant. Very soon, she could be much more—a teacher, a therapist, a confidant, an informant.
Finding love in the postromantic, postmarital age
The sisters turned domestic constraints into grist for brilliant books.
An epic from Italy about female friendship and fate
Saul Bellow never ceases to give biographers a hard time.