Our favorite novels from 2017 and 2018 about good moms, bad moms, the perils of child-raising, and, sometimes, serial killers.Read more
We speak with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright about the historic and current rise of fascism, the danger of hypernationalism, and how to get out of our own echo chambers.
National Book Award winning author Richard Powers talks with us about complex communication between trees, humanity's place in the world, and the potential positive intersection between nature and technology.
We embrace the final day of National Poetry Month with a poem from Amanda Lovelace's most recent collection, "the witch doesn't burn in this one."
The author of the upcoming novel "Miss Subways" tells us which books he has read and loved lately. Hint: Octopi!
Catherynne M. Valente talks with us about sentience, Eurovision, the dark roots of glam rock, and making jokes in space.
Mars, mad kings, robots who get their heads ripped off for sport, and a galaxy-wide singing competition to determine the fate of the human race are featured among our favorite new science fiction and fantasy books of April.Read more
This month, poet r.h. Sin releases a new collection, "She Felt Like Feeling Nothing." Here's one poem about the weathering of heartbreak. Happy National Poetry Month!