- Wednesday, June 19, 2013 12:01 a.m.
It was early in the morning when we went to hand-thresh wheat from a field just off Savannah Highway. The stalks were easily...
Frances Ford may be the only person in Charleston who uses a No. 15 surgical scalpel blade and a bone saw without performing...
Spoleto Festival USA went into its 2013 programming with a few questions.
When Wesley Fox was 19 years old, fresh into his first college semester, his girlfriend sat him down: She was pregnant.
- Friday, June 14, 2013 7:07 p.m.
NEW YORK — The nation’s poet laureate, Natasha Trethewey, a Mississippi native, has been appointed to a second...
By HELEN O’NEILL
- Friday, June 14, 2013 5:41 p.m.
DUBLIN — The tall ships looked majestic as they sailed into the bay, reproductions of the...
- Friday, June 14, 2013 5:47 p.m.
BOSTON — A 2,500-year-old Egyptian mummy was taken from its coffin in Boston to undergo...
- Friday, June 14, 2013 5:39 p.m.
EQUILATERAL. By Ken Kalfus. Bloomsbury. 207 pages. $24.
- Friday, June 14, 2013 5:38 p.m.
THE TIME BETWEEN. By Karen White. New American Library. 336 pages. $25.95.
RIVER OF DARK DREAMS: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom. By Walter Johnson. Harvard University Press. 560 pages. $35.
- Friday, June 14, 2013 5:37 p.m.
History Channel contributor Dean King will sign copes of “The Feud: The Hatfields and McCoys, the True Story” 3-5...
THE SELECTED LETTERS OF WILLA CATHER. Edited by Andrew Jewell and Janis Stout. Knopf. 715 pages. $37.50.
- Friday, June 14, 2013 5:46 p.m.
NEW YORK — Albee is out at the Signature. Foote is in.
The itch persisted, and intensified, during those years John Thompson spent on Wall Street. He wanted to write books. He wanted a...
- Friday, June 14, 2013 4:41 p.m.
PRAGUE — The Czech Republic’s highest court on Monday upheld a government plan to pay...
By NICOLE WINFIELD
- Friday, June 14, 2013 4:40 p.m.
VATICAN CITY — The new head of the Vatican bank says his top priority is to clean up the...