The Wall Street Journal’s Deborah Ball writes about the genius and garishness of Gianni Versace in a new book — the first to receive cooperation from the tumultuous Italian fashion house.
Mac McClelland went to Thailand to live with and learn from Burmese refugees. But she ended up teaching them a thing or two—about English, the Internet, and human sexuality.
David McConnell's darkly suspenseful seafaring novel turns pulp fiction on its head with writing so gorgeous author Edmund White calls it “our Heart of Darkness.”
Playwright Doug Wright, who was awarded the Pulitzer, a Tony, and a GLAAD Media Award for his play I Am My Own Wife, remembers how Charles Ludlam's Ridiculous Theatrical Company inspired his illustrious career.
In the latest installment of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, musicians like Christina Aguilera and Melissa Etheridge share the inspiration behind some of their most famous songs.