The scholar of nationalism and author of ‘Imagined Communities’ has died at the age of 79.
Immerse yourself in a huge novel and you will start to find its timeline competing with the plot of your daily life.
Hannah Rothschild’s new novel, told from the point of view of a Watteau painting, skewers the art world.
Hughes Allison was a black mystery writer with promising future. What went wrong?
A new cookbook aims to do for weed what Julia Child did for French cuisine.
Novelists have a choice: stay in and write or get out and promote.
Can record-breaking race times ever represent the glory of sports?
Forty years after it was written, “Famine, Affluence, and Morality” has spawned a radical new movement.
An interview with author Matthew Gavin Frank on the drawbacks of everyone's favorite food-centered holiday.
Bee Wilson's “First Bite” explores the roots of our disordered twenty-first century eating habits.
French connoisseurs sold the Chinese pomp and prestige, until they started manufacturing it themselves.
In a culture that often underrates female friendships, a new book of conversations between two friends is invaluable.
Nursing has become a status symbol and new mothers are feeling the pressure to conform.
An excerpt from Jan Morris’s “Conundrum,” her classic memoir of gender transition.
"The Price of Salt" was a dime-store paperback that became a groundbreaking work of lesbian culture.