Anita Hill, Bon Woodward honored at annual PEN American gala

Entertainment 05/22/19, 00:55

Anita Hill, Bob Woodward and three Saudi Arabian dissidents were among those honored at the annual gala hosted by PEN America, the literary and human rights organization.Hill, best known for testifying in 1991 that then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her, was celebrated Tuesday night as an inspiration ...

‘Laughing grandmother’ video makes picture book a big hit

Entertainment 10/12/18, 17:15

The country's hottest book isn't a hit because of Oprah Winfrey or Donald Trump. It's all because of a laughing Scottish grandmother. Thanks to a viral video of Janice Clark reading Craig Smith's "The Wonky Donkey" to her baby grandson, the 2009 picture story has been outselling Bob Woodward's "Fear" and ...

The story Bob Woodward didn’t tell

U.S. 09/06/18, 17:57

The Washington power circuit loves insider baseball—stories that spread gossip, flatter the egos of political operatives, and give pundits new fodder for columns or TV hits. It doesn’t matter if the stories are true; it just matters that they don’t force the reader to think too much. “While I generally enjoy reading ...

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