People often make lists of the greatest opening lines in fiction, but closing lines really appeal to me.
Apples — right off the tree, baked in a pie, pressed into cider or mashed into sauce — are a basic element of American culture. […]
In mid-September 1862, the Civil War was only a year and a half old, and many Americans in the North and the South still clung […]
If you’re Tiger Woods or Rory McIlroy, teeing off in the final rounds of the 2012 PGA Championship this weekend, you’re probably not thinking about […]
The 1900 Olympic Games in Paris hosted what was surely the weirdest and most bizarre Olympic event of all time: live pigeon shooting. The winner […]