D.J. Walker discusses the role of Spain’s intellectual elite in crystallizing dissatisfaction with the popular jury through its criticism of the “masses” and the impact of journalists’ fictionalized representations of the murder on ..
Lightning ThiefTrouble-prone teen Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out school - but that's the least of his problems. The gods of Mount Olympus and assorted monsters seem to have walked out of the pages of Percy's Greek mythology texts and into his life..
These deeply moving literary epistles reveal the happiness and torment of love, as the writers tell of their pain at separation, forgiveness of infidelity or anger at betrayal. The faithful Penelope wonders at the suspiciously long absence of Ulysses, whil..
F. Scott Fitzgerald characterized the sight of the New York City skyline as offering the "wild promise of all the mystery and the beauty in the world." This compilation of classic and contemporary short fiction recaptures the city's spirit of excitement an..
The quirky British television series Doctor Who is a classic both of science fiction and television drama. First broadcast in 1963, it has remained an influential TV presence ever since, with an eagerly anticipated new series airing in 2005.
In 2003, R. Larry Todd''s biography, Mendelssohn: A Life in Music, was published to near universal acclaim. It was immediately hailed as the definitive biography of this important composer. In researching Mendelssohn''s life over the last two and a half de..