Agatha Christie

Lifestyle & Belief

The 6 highly effective habits of the creative genius

Artists, writers, musicians — they are all in search of the elusive muse. Writer Mason Currey looked at the daily rituals of creative people throughout history to try and pinpoint what about their habits helped with the creative process. The Guardian's Oliver Burkeman recently tested some of these rituals on himself.

Arts, Culture & Media

Ancient art from Iraq

Follow the Tigris River in the Geo Quiz. We're traveling upstream of Baghdad. The northern Iraqi city we're looking for is on the banks of the Tigris in the province of Ninawa. The ancient city is 20 miles or so southeast of the city of Mosul.

Arts, Culture & Media

Genre Busters

The fight over genre fiction -- genre busters like Michael Chabon, Richard Price and others talk about the writings that transcend genres.