| Oct 1, 2012
Graphic novelist Mark Siegel intertwines themes of obsession, loss and redemption in “Sailor Twain: The Mermaid in the Hudson,” a ......
| Sep 4, 2011
On the third floor of a big, gray building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, silver-haired docent Julie Chelminski recently stepped up to the middle of a hushed room and faced 15 spellbound tourists.
"On the walls of this room there were 9,000 drawers,"...
| Oct 14, 2012
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — To meet Gilbert Stuart's "George Washington," Norman Rockwell's "Rosie the Riveter," Andy Warhol's "Dolly Parton" and hundreds of other artworks less famous and more subtle, first fly to XNA.
That's right, Northwest Arkansas...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The Central Library in downtown Los Angeles might not have the historical gravitas of the New York Public Library’s lion-flanked headquarters. Or the architectural edge of Seattle’s angular Central Library (completed 2004). Or the rooftop...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 7:00 AM
A press release from Random House sent Jan. 4, 1960, proclaimed “a book for which publishers have been angling for years has been signed and sealed.”
That book was “The Judy Garland Story.” The then-37-year-old star of such...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Today’s “A Minute Away” video -- “Bathing bears, falling man, Naknek Lake, Alaska” -- comes from Katmai National Park, where bears spend the long days catching and gobbling salmon every July.
To reach one of the best...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Without small planes, Alaska would be even lonelier than it is already – and travelers wouldn’t get to see so many gorgeous mountains, lakes and rivers.
The footage and stills in this video come from my trip to Katmai National Park in July,...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Today’s A Minute Away video, “Bears and salmon on Brooks River, Katmai, Alaska,” is a last look at one of my favorite trips in the last few years. In July, photographer Mark Boster and I went by small plane to the Brooks River in...
| Mar 13, 2012
Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil to Korean parents, author Samuel Park, who now resides in the United States, enjoys dual citizenship. "I left Brazil at age 14 (for Los Angeles), so my Portuguese is pretty fluent, even though I don't have any Portuguese-speaking...
| May 5, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Nate Berkus has built a dream wedding of his own: The designer wed fiance Jeremiah Brent on Saturday in New York City.
The "American Dream Builders" host, interior designer and author wed Brent, also a designer and TV personality, at the New York Public...