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Interviews

A Chat with Dave Eggers’ Latest Subject: Mokhtar Alkhanshali

A lively discussion with bestselling author Dave Eggers' latest book subject, Yemeni coffee impresario Mokhtar Alkhanshali.

Interviews

An Interview with Biographer Kenneth Whyte, Author of Hoover

We got the chance to speak with Kenneth Whyte, author of Hoover - a remarkable biography that details Herbert Hoover's extraordinary life.

Illustrations

British Painter J.M.W. Turner Was a Frugal Genius (and Cheapskate)

According to Moyle’s biography, British painter J.M.W. Turner was pretty cheap when it came to spending his money, even though he had plenty to spare.

Books

Travel Back in Time: 8 Illuminating History Books to Read Right Now

Take a break from the present, and immerse yourself in these eight exceptional books that detail important historical events and figures.

Books

An After-Dark Visit to Grant’s Tomb, North America’s Largest Mausoleum

Discover what an exclusive after-dark tour through Grant's Memorial is really like, and learn about the history behind the largest tomb in North America.

Books

Horror Queen Primer: 11 of the Best Shirley Jackson Books

Here’s a look at some of the best Shirley Jackson books, encompassing both her career as a writer and her lasting influence on the horror genre.