E. L. Doctorow's new novel Homer & Langley is a fictionalized account of the Collyer brothers, two of New York's most infamous hermits.
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David Ruggles was the best known "conductor" of the Underground Railroad in New York City, with Frederick Douglass one of 600 fugitives whom Ruggles sheltered in his home.
A jam session about those who beat the odds and shocked the world of sports. Three experts turn back the clock, stopping to visit the long-suffering Brooklyn Dodgers and their triumph over the Yankees in 1955...
This fall, the New-York Historical Society presents an exciting new three-part program series in which distinguished historians will look back at the beginnings of their careers and at the historians and works that influenced...
In this intimate memoir of a mentor/protégé relationship, Richard Brookhiser takes a personal look at the late William F. Buckley, Jr.—a media celebrity of the last generation—against the backdrop of political life from the Vietnam War.