This 2007 photo provided by Gerd Stern, shows poet and playwright in Woodstock, N.Y. For more than 50 years, Stern had been wrongly accused of tossing what writer Jack Kerouac called "the greatest piece of writing I ever saw" over the side of a houseboat. The lost letter credited with inspir…
LOS ANGELES — When a letter credited with inspiring Jack Kerouac to create a new literary genre suddenly surfaced, no one was happier than an 86-year-old poet and playwright from New Jersey.
Arrests like these achieve nothing, while seriously damaging Iran's international reputation.
Just in time for the holidays, children's books about cats, snow and more.
"Listen Up Philip" plays like an adaptation of a lost Philip Roth novel.
This image released by Disney-Hyperion shows Dinosaur vs. Santa," by Bob Shea. A smiley little dino wears a bright orange snowsuit, makes gifts for his parents and sneaks downstairs on Christmas Eve only to scurry back to bed due to someone in red ho, ho, ho-ing in the dark. (AP Photo/Disney…
This book cover image released by G.P. Putnam's Sons shows "The Animals' Santa," by Jan Brett. Meticulously drawn forest creatures await the arrival of this special Santa. The animals recall gifts of Christmases past. There was a puzzle for the crows hanging from their tree branch and a brus…
This book cover image released by Harper shows "Pete the Cat Saves Christmas,"created and illustrated by James Dean and story by Eric Litwin. (AP Photo/Harper)
This product image released by Puffin Classics shows the Puffin classic box set including classics "A Little Princess," "Anne of Green Gables," "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," "The Secret Garden," "The Wind in the Willows" and "Peter Pan." (AP Photo/Puffin Classics)
This book cover image released by Atheneum shows "Star Bright: A Christmas story," by Alison McGhee and Peter H. Reynolds. The newest angel, a girl in a pilot's cap and goggles, tries to come up with a gift for baby Jesus. She hurtles down to Earth and becomes the star that lights up the nig…
Summer's here, so it's time to get your grill on.
Pastry chef Dominique Ansel, inventor of the croissant-meets-doughnut confection he christened the Cronut, is coming out with a cookbook in a few months.
Spring is back and so are farmers markets. And that means a whole new chance to make friends with strange and unusual vegetables. Or to rehabilitate some old familiars.
Laurie Woodward planned to fly from her home in Pittsburgh this month across the country to Mukilteo, Wash., to serve as matron of honor to a bride she’s never met. And it’s all because of baking.
Lizzie Black Kander has been called the “Jane Addams of Milwaukee” for her tireless social service work, which included editing and publishing “The Settlement Cook Book” in 1901.
Lent is a time when less can mean more, especially in the kitchen. Going without need not be faced with a frown. Let dietary restrictions spur creativity and boost flavor, however modest the meal.
Snapper sautéed in a savory orange sauce is an unusual, tangy Mexican dish. Rice makes a perfect accompaniment.