Berlin International Film Festival, the Berlinale. nearly people attend. Top 20 films compete for Golden and Silver Bear awards

“After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say "I want to see the manager.” ― William S. Burroughs, The Adding Machine: Selected Essays

Alison Bechdel \\ For much of Alison Bechdel’s thirty-year career she has skulked on the cultural margins, writing, drawing, and self-syndicating the comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For.

Schedule plenty of reading time this month, because January is jam-packed with exciting new releases. Debut authors like Michael Christie join award-winning

Ethel Payne's gripping accounts of black life in post-World War II America provided critical information that was largely missing from mainstream journalism.

Paul Strohm's Chaucer's Tale tells how fall from political favor in London elevated his literary ambitions in rural retreat.

Nick Hornby's 'Funny Girl' Is Sedate Despite Its Swinging London Setting

At one point, Thomas gave up his teaching job because the desire to finish his writing had outweighed the desire to achieve financial security. Such passion is evident in the pages of his novel.

Ayesha Jalal's thorough survey will remain the definitive history of Pakistan for decades to come.