Aviva Kempner's new documentary is the story of the son of an immigrant peddler who rose to become head of Sears and Roebuck.
"The Book of Mormon," the musical, has been playing on Broadway to rave reviews since March 2011.
Whole libraries are dedicated to the study of Lincoln; Buhle's synopsis, reflecting all the warts and charm of his subject, might a good place to begin.
We can't write about the California Communist Party without writing about the women leaders who led it from its birth until the collapse of the Soviet Union.
One of the great writers of our time commits to taking ownership of his personalized narrative on race, a quest that is subject to continuing revision.
Gay Dillingham's "Dying to Know," narrated by Robert Redford, was an entertaining, informative doc about Ram Dass and Timothy Leary.
This play follows Katie, a bright and attractive girl committed to rescuing innocents from hardship and poverty, as she evolves into a passionate extremist.
When they came to Detroit in 1932 they were three years married: Diego worked feverously and created Detroit Industry, while Frida created 11 works to establish herself as a distinct artist in her own right.
This is the only book on the assassination recommended by the Kennedy family.
Styron was best known for his novels, including "Lie Down in Darkness," "The Confessions of Nat Turner," and "Sophie's Choice."