The Titanic’s surprisingly timely centenary
A critical look at the state of the American university
The producers of Game of Thrones succeed in writing a disabled character who is more than his disability.
What can we expect from the new Aaron Sorkin series?
Few literary luminaries succeed in melding a passion for social justice with a love of language.
The Law in These Parts asks tough questions about the role of the courts in Israeli settlement policy.
When historian Tony Judt cared passionately about a problem he was able to redefine its terms. Pity he didn't care about a few more things.
The show satisfies the teenage cynic in all of us who thinks only sex, ambition, and revenge matter at the top.
Or maybe their unluckiest.
A.N. Wilson's new biography explains how losing money, mother, and mind created Hitler.
Beware of Mr. Baker tells the fascinating story of a genius drummer, and offers a tale of caution for those with that dangerous combination of talent and seeming invincibility.
Lionel Shriver's The New Republic is a provocative and satiric novel about—of all things—terrorism.
The world of Mad Men still feels familiar despite the show's long hiatus.
In filming the Hunger Games as a straightforward adaptation, director Gary Ross misses a chance to comment on class and inequality.
Bruce Springsteen and others paid tribute to the legend.