| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:24 PM
The publisher Hogarth’s ambitious project to produce novelized retellings of William Shakespeare’s plays has two new authors -- the Man Booker Prize-winning writers Margaret Atwood and Howard Jacobson.
The Canadian writer Atwood, author of...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I have written exactly one fan letter in my life and that was to Derek Jacobi.
I wrote it, and God forgive me, sent it, sometime between my junior and senior year in high school. I blush to disclose that the correspondence also included a sonnet I had...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The food world is knee-deep in artisanship. It sometimes seems you can't swing a house-made salumi in the aisle of your local fancy grocery without knocking a couple of new products off the shelf. What started with wine, bread and cheese – the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Like many performers at a crossroads, Antje Traue gave herself an ultimatum. If she wasn’t able to support herself through […]...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:10 PM
Does the success of corporate America derive from the "frontier spirit" of the country's earliest settlers?
Do the roots of British industry's collapse lie in a sense of lingering national complacency?
These are assertions made by Kai Hammerich, a...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 4:53 PM
GULLANE, Scotland — Phil Mickelson's victory Sunday in the British Open falls easily into the category of nobody-saw-that-one-coming.
That he can play great golf is unquestioned. He had won four major titles and was in the mix until the end of the...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The 2013 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Nov. 1. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
Two New York City detectives hunt for a serial killer targeting...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:18 PM
The first time former Nazi paratrooper Bert Trautmann faced his new teammates, the English soccer club Manchester City, in 1949, he was welcomed with these words: "There's no war in here, Bert."
The war-weary public was not so forgiving — until...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 1:00 PM
David Frost, the British interviewer and television personality who died suddenly Saturday on board the ocean liner Queen Elizabeth at the age of 74, had no real American equivalent -- he was something of a cross between Barbara Walters and Dick Cavett,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 7:20 AM
It may have won one of America's most prestigious awards for young people's literature, but it's British fans who will get to see the movie first.
Meg Rosoff's Printz Award-winning "How I Live Now" should have all the elements for the typical YA film...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:09 AM
GULLANE, Scotland — The stretching routine that Miguel Angel Jimenez goes through before each round may look a bit ridiculous.
It's sure working out, though.
The fun-loving Spaniard, again showing how much experience matters at golf's oldest...