Conn Iggulden is internationally known for his historical fiction. Now, he's begun the Wars of the Roses series with the first of three books, Stormbird.
"IN PHOTOGRAPHY there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality," said Alfred Stieglitz.
For New Yorkers, the most mundane landmarks can hold all the history of Ellis Island. I walked into strange apartment buildings, responding to roommate ads on Craigslist, and walked out with some of my best friends. And on a Penn Station platform and in Tompkins Square Park, I still sometimes step on shards of broken heart.
From Homer to George R.R. Martin, literature is fascinated with all the ways in which hosts and guests can betray each other.
I decided you grow up a little bit each time you learn what it means to lose something you can't get back. Time, of course, is the most significant loss to digest, but it's hard to understand the value of a minute. I only totally get it when I'm on my way to work in the morning.
Watch as he discusses his role on the hit HBO show and his soon to be released directorial debut, Road to Paloma. This video is a part of the AOL BUILD Series.
From its start in the early 18th century, the novel as a genre has always resisted easy definition. Samuel Johnson, literary critic and author of the first comprehensive English dictionary, defined the novel in 1755 as "a small tale, generally of love."
Republicans have a regrettable history of using key political moments for ridiculous publicity. However, for Dick Cheney to take an international crisis and turn it into a self-centered publicity campaign is a new low entirely.
There's a frenzy running rampant in my household lately. It strikes every Sunday night and whenever there are sleepless hours due to toddler teething ...
Question: What do science fiction, fantasy and horror have in common? Answer: they are the genres honored annually, for the past four decades, by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films.
Worried about a Game of Thrones-style invasion on your next trip? Roving hordes? Zombie armies? We totally feel you. Travel can be a bit scary, and if you're the type that likes to feel extra secure when you get away, you might appreciate the idea of staying in a hotel that's, well, fortified.
The best art is that which is both imaginative and mimetic, providing scenarios that engage our sense of wonder while in some way mirroring the processes of our own world.
As Mad Men nears the close of its final season's first half, much of the discussion surrounding it has morphed into a rhetorical echo chamber: Does it deserve the hype?
24 is back on Fox, giving viewers front row seats to the most action-packed 24 hours we'll ever bear witness to. We wondered what a season of some other popular shows would be like if broken down by the same, groundbreaking guidelines: 1 hour = 1 episode.
So how do you introduce Aquaman without his appearance feeling like an SNL skit? Here are a few ways.