Nonfiction

Nonfiction

They say that the truth is stranger than fiction. We don’t know about that, but the truth does make for excellent reading materials. Die-hard memoir fans, narrative nonfiction junkies, and history buffs: You all are welcome here.

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Love letters written by a young Richard Nixon to his future wife, Patricia Ryan, will be presented to the public for the first time...

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Marvelously crooked former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich is to begin his 14-year prison sentence tomorrow. The unfortunately coiffed former pol was convicted of 17...

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In the mid-1990s, Kristen Johnston was starring on the hit NBC series "3rd Rock from the Sun," alongside the revered John Lithgow and budding...

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When 28-year-old hacker Hector Xavier Monsegur (aka Sabu) agreed to cooperate with the FBI in taking down a number of his fellow hackers, including...

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Evangelical radio host Pat Robertson piped up with a surprising statement last week about the war on drugs. “It’s time we stop locking up...

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Fifty-three years ago today, a doll named Barbie made her splashy debut at the American International Toy Fair. Named after creator Ruth Handler's daughter,...

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Anna Gristina, a suburban mom who was arrested yesterday for allegedly promoting prostitution in a New York City brothel, joins a long line of...

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Oh baby! The celebrity baby boom continues with "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi expecting her first child with boyfriend Jionni LaValle. The reality...

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Publishing giant Hearst celebrates its 125th anniversary today. The founder of this American institution, William Randolph Hearst, was a provocative and storied mogul-patriarch. Dozens...

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Today marks the 176th anniversary of the Battle of the Alamo, the bloody showdown between Texian (yes, Texian—that’s what the Texas revolutionaries were called)...

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