Story | Jul 22, 2013 | 3:59 PM
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Story | May 20, 2014 | 2:09 PM
Otto Von Bismarck, the 19th century Prussian statesman, is reputed to have said that the next great European war would probably result from "some damn foolish thing in the Balkans." His off-hand remark was shown to be prescient during the summer of 1914....
Story | Apr 17, 2014 | 10:08 AM
I just finished Frederic Morton's "Thunder at Twilight: Vienna 1913/1914." The detail surrounding the many people involved in that slice of history building up to World War I is amazing. I knew that the death of Crown Prince Archduke Franz Ferdinand...
Story | Dec 19, 2013 | 2:17 PM
In the early 1930s, Oxford professor J.R.R. Tolkien wrote the words, "In a hole in the ground, there lived a hobbit," on a blank page while marking students' papers. Over the next couple decades, he built a story from that one sentence, and it grew to...