The first Martin Luther King Jr. holiday of Donald Trump's presidency is taking place amid a racial firestorm of Trump's own making.
The U.S. president had a historical question: Why did America’s Civil War happen?
Fresh off his co-starring role in “La La Land,” John Legend is trying another medium: virtual reality.
Seeking and winning the presidency has been a magical voyage of discovery for Donald Trump.
As most of Hollywood gears up for the Oscars on Sunday and the whirlwind of events and parties this weekend, celebrities and top talent agents gathered in...
Flash back to a 1940s jazz club. A saxophonist performs on stage wearing his sunglasses at night.
Amiri Baraka, the militant man of letters and tireless agitator whose blues-based, fist-shaking poems, plays and criticism made him a provocative and...
Aretha Franklin received an honorary Pulitzer Prize Monday, as judges praised the Queen of Soul “for her indelible contribution to American music and culture.”
Behind every great book are the books which influenced it. The “micro-learning” app and platform blinkist.com has been compiling literary sources for such...
President Donald Trump is trying, in his gaudy, self-glorying way, to refashion Independence Day in his own image, but he’ll fail.
At a time when millions can hardly turn away from the news, fiction and nonfiction authors have similar reasons for why books matter more than ever.