Author Claudia Renton explores the intrigue and romantic lives of English aristocrat Percy Wyndham's three daughters, Mary, Pamela and Madeline, called Mananai. 

A new book published by the University of Georgia Press celebrates the legacy of beloved South Carolina author Pat Conroy. Co-edited by Nicole Seitz and Jonathan Haupt, "Our Prince of Scribes" features essays by dozens of authors and highlights, among other things, Conroy's devotion to his f…

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Special guests include journalists Christopher Dickey, John Avlon and Tina Brown, playwright David Hare, memoirist Margo Jefferson, Shakespeare scholar Stephen Greenblatt, historians Charles Spencer and Deborah Lipstadt, and federal judge and author Richard Gergel.

It should come as no surprise that when Jews began immigrating to another new land, the fledgling United States, their arguments burst into the open. Unfettered by Old World tradition, free to explore alternative theologies and modes of worship, Jews in 19th-century America grafted new ways onto old and shaped the modern Judaism we recognize today.

“Rampage,” James M. Scott’s third book on the Pacific Theater of the Second World War, is by far his most immediate and intimate. The war is agonizingly and microscopically close: the enemy soldiers, the Filipino and American citizens, the American generals. We see what they eat, what they wear, how they survive, how they die.