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Byline: Bill Nichols

Mired in a political predicament that seems unreal even as we live it, those of us looking for a road that leads away from the one the U.S. has...

Democrats, among whom I now count myself after years as an independent, agree on civil rights but not on civility. Hillary Clinton recently said...

The #MeToo movement and the fraught Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination have brought us revelations as my wife and I try to skate gracefully...

Those who hope the rule of law will triumph over corruption in our troubled country had to be heartened by the recent guilty pleas, criminal...

One Sunday in the summer of 1990, our next-door neighbor in Ohio, June Kraus, came through our back door praising David Kline’s most recent book...

Two writers I’ve come to trust, Andrew Sullivan and Michael Pollan, recently made a case for the “overwhelming love” they experience with...

If you find it hard to shake your sense that something is terribly wrong with our country when students and teachers face a growing fear of gun...

On the day after our last national election, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, I began to pin my shattered hopes on imagining courageous, unfettered and...

Not long ago I was reading Julian Barnes’ Man Booker Prize-winning novel The Sense of an Ending when a sentence jumped out at me: “In those years...

Growing old in New Hampshire, I pay close attention to the differences between the Twin States here in the Upper Valley. It’s probably a result of...

If a poll were taken to name President Donald Trump’s worst cabinet appointment, Betsy DeVos, the narrowly confirmed secretary of education, might...

Full disclosure: The last time I wrote something about digital culture, I didn’t own a smartphone. Now I do, but before this new status as a...

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