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Murder in Paradise: The Tale of the Baroness and the Bohemians
In 1929 a German doctor named Friedrich Ritter and his former patient Dore Strauch landed on Floreana, a then-uninhabited ...
The Little-Known ‘Slow Fire’ That’s Destroying All Our Books
How to fix a book: first, gather your tools. The bone folder that feels familiar in your hand, the knitting needles still ...
Can Democrats Keep Up With Republican-Controlled State Majorities?
On February 20th, 2018, six days after seventeen people were shot and killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in ...
Meme But Not Forgotten: RIP to the Glorious Animals of Our Digital Past
With angel wings Photoshopped in place by bored teenagers and students, Internet images prove that it is possible for the ...
Tim O’Brien: Where is Our Allegiance to the “Toneless Dead”?
Except for my family and a couple of close friends, I am most at home and most wholly happy in the company of former members ...
Jane Leavy on the Mythology of Babe Ruth
This week on The Literary Life, Mitchell Kaplan sits down with Jane Leavy, author of The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World ...
Panic is Worse Than Pain: How Fiction Failed Me After Trauma
A beginning is a cut in the onward flow of things. It is a lie too: we section out the story, slashing away what came before ...
Oh, Where Did You Go, Patti LuPone?
I grow up in Queens in the 1970s. During this period there are tons of commercials for Broadway shows. I become obsessed, ...
Nordic Noir, Beloved Trolls, Dark Absurdity, and More
I’ve been captivated by Nordic culture since I was an exchange student outside Gothenburg, Sweden, in the 80s, eventually ...
Eliud Kipchoge is writing a memoir(!) and other notable book deals of the week.
My personal form of astrology is to anxiously trawl Publishers Marketplace every week. No, wait, hear me out: it’s how I can ...
How Beth Brant Uplifted the Voices of Native American Queer Women
Bay of Quinte Mohawk writer Beth Brant (Degonwadonti) was born in her grandparents’ house in Detroit, Michigan, in the year ...
Tiffany Shlain on How Unplugging One Day a Week Can Save Society
In this episode of Keen On, Andrew talks to Tiffany Shlain, author of 24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week, about how ...