Erno Rubik, who devised one of the world’s most popular and enduring puzzles, opens up about his creation in his new book, “Cubed.”
Alexandra AlterThe inventor of the Rubik’s Cube is still learning from it. “I am not doing it because I want to become a champion, or because I am expecting new discoveries from playing it. I see potentials which are not used yet. I’m looking for that,” Erno Rubik said.
The author of “The Da Vinci Code” just released a classical music album for children. It happens to be one of the assets he and his wife are disputing in lawsuits over their divorce.
Alexandra AlterFor decades, the novelist Dan Brown has been secretly making music on the side. He's now taking his hobby public with a classical children's album, "Wild Symphony," a project that has become a point of contention in a legal battle with his ex wife.
Jon Meacham’s remarks at this week’s Democratic National Convention sprang from a long friendship with Joe Biden and a desire to add historical context to the present moment.
Alexandra AlterJon Meacham is not a Democrat, and he's more accustomed to studying past presidents than endorsing future ones. Here's the backstory of how he came to give a sobering speech about the stakes in this election at the Democratic National Convention.
In his new memoir, the longtime “Jeopardy!” host delivers clues and facts about himself, and looks back on his life as he struggles with advanced pancreatic cancer.
Alexandra Alter“There’s a certain comfort that comes from knowing a fact,” Alex Trebek said. “The sun is up in the sky. There’s nothing you can say that’s going to change that. You can’t say, ‘The sun’s not up there, there’s no sky.’