Science journalist Alice Robb on why we need to take our dreams seriously.
Guy Gunaratne’s Man Booker-longlisted “In Our Mad and Furious City” recognizes multiple, overlapping versions of London and its inhabitants, examining the ways violence can bubble up through the city’s fissures.
For author Jaclyn Gilbert, revising her writing is much like doing the same running loops over and over, to the point where she doesn’t have to think about where she’s going anymore.
Sohaila Abdulali wants us to pay attention to what we’ve been missing when we talk about rape, meaning everything from how we fail to address rape as a global crisis to how survivors experience PTSD at the dentist.
Musician Emily Rose Epstein talks about her dual life as a rock drummer and writer.
Journalist John O’Connor talks about writing his epic Oxford American magazine feature on musician Link Wray.
Howard Hughes used gossip, spies and money to control Hollywood’s women for nearly 60 years. Karina Longworth critically examines the Golden Age’s gossip to stop his false narratives from becoming our history.
Nic and his father David Sheff’s memoirs about grappling with Nic’s addiction are the basis for the new movie ‘Beautiful Boy.’ It was important to them that the movie communicate what addiction really is — an illness.
“It was important to me that the ‘villains’ in the book were ordinary people, because readers are ordinary people, and people who do terrible things are often ordinary people.”
Barbara Kingsolver takes a rigorous, scientific approach to her novels’ subjects — but, as a woman writer, her authority is often challenged.