The Daily Beast talks to Roseanne Montillo, whose new book about Capote and the doomed socialite Ann Woodward reveals them as toxic twin strivers.
As Cathy O’Neil points out in her latest book, shame needs shared communal mores to function correctly. But online shaming just creates pariahs.
Washington Post reporter Craig Whitlock talks about his new book in which declassified documents reveal a tragic lack of U.S. strategy.
“My friends make fun of me that I can spin anything into a thriller. I can’t help the fact that I think about these dark possibilities,” says Andrea Bartz.
Sebastian Junger’s new book does not try to define the word “freedom” but instead asks the reader to meditate on what it means to each individual.
Lee biographer Abraham Riesman opens up about the dizzying time he had squaring his subject’s legitimate accomplishments with Lee’s habit of hogging all the credit all the time.
In Klay’s portrait of modern war, a Colombian mercenary at a UAE air base watches a Yemeni tribesman through a Chinese-made drone while killing him with an American-made missile.
It is perhaps the darkest movie to ever come out of Hollywood. Sam Wasson talked to The Daily Beast about his new book profiling the film’s collaborators.
Unable to use his cellphone, a 17-year-old boy is forced into a data-less quiet space. And then he becomes a hero in which teen-aged readers just might see themselves.
We usually read the literary shock meister to escape reality, but “The Institute,” while not top-drawer King, has an all-too-timely resonance.