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Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov's novel Lolita was so controversial that it went unpublished in America for three years after it was first presented in France in 1955. Nabokov left his native Russia after the 1917 …

Toy Story 2

Directors:John Lasseter and Ash BrannonWriters:John Lasseter, Peter Docter, Ash Brannon, Andrew Stanton, Rita Hsiao, Doug Chamberlain, and Chris WebbDisney; G; 92 minutesRelease:11/99Voices of…

Joseph STORY

STORY, Joseph, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Marblehead, Mass., September 18, 1779; attended Marblehead Academy; was graduated from Harvard University in 1798; studied law; was a…

Curious Collections

America's weird museums by Laura Hayes Arts & Entertainment | American History Gruesome | Medical Marvels | Curious Collections | Really Weird Science American His…

Curious Collections

America's weird museums by Laura Hayes Arts & Entertainment | American History Gruesome | Medical Marvels | Curious Collections | Really Weird Science American Histor…

Birds of America: Stories

Author:Lorrie MorrePublisher:Knopf Offbeat relationships are penned with dark wit and crisp clarity in this short-story collection. There's the mousy librarian who falls for an “anarchi…

Coleridge: The Rest of the Story

At Nether StoweyThe Rest of the Story Coleridge lived for thirty-six years after he left Stowey for Germany in 1798. His fame as a poet grew as the world became acquainted with and learned …

Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin was elected president of the Russian Federation in 2012, beginning his third full term as president of Russia since taking over as the hand-picked successor of Boris Yeltsin in 1999. Af…

Vladimir Putin

Prime Minister and President of Russia by Beth Rowen This article was posted in January 4, 2000. Vladimir Putin shakes hands with his predecessor, Boris Yeltsin. (Source/AP) Rela…

Women's Suffrage: The Story of Iowa

by Carrie Chapman Catt and Nettie Rogers Shuler The Story of OhioWoman Suffrage by Federal AmendmentThe Story of IowaThe woman suffrage campaign in Iowa is remarkable for what it failed to…