When ex-honor student Eric Motis confessed to murdering the family across the street there were only questions, not answers. Now, Motis talks about that night, and the strange relationships that led up to it.
In 1956, “Why Do Fools Fall in Love?” catapulted Frankie Lymon to stardom. Twelve years later, he died penniless. Now three would-be widows and a gaggle of businessmen and lawyers are battling over the huge royalties Frankie never knew he earned.
In Africa Peter Beard gained renown as the chronicler of the destruction of the continent’s wildlife. In America and Europe he led his own wild life as a centerpiece of the now extinct Studio 54 scene. The author goes on safari to track down the peripatetic preppy.
A Kafkaesque tale of friends ratting out friends in the state capital, the story of the highest-ranking federal official ever to be convicted of a drug offense is either the most impressive example of what our drug policies can accomplish, or the most troubling. Or both.
When Washington lawyer Hershel Shanks changed careers and got interested in the Dead Sea Scrolls, he turned an arcane academic debate into an intercontinental spectator sport. Biblical archaeology may never be the same.
Sheila Lukins, half of the Silver Palate team, which broke all records for catering and cookbook success, has overcome a near-fatal illness and a bitter split from her partner to release a new collection of recipes.