Scott Jurek broke the speed record for running the Appalachian Trail, navigating 2,189 miles — from Georgia to Maine — in 46 days, 8 hours and 7 minutes.
In his new memoir, Pardlo explores his relationship with his father, an air traffic controller who was fired during the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization strike of 1981.
Kastor, a bronze medalist in Athens in 2004, talks with Here & Now's Alex Ashlock about her new book and the evolution of her running career.
The 2016 election caused Steve Almond to rethink the stories that Americans tell themselves about what's happening in their country and the world.
The two-time Academy Award-winning actor just published his first novel, "Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff."
The new collection of short stories explores issues of race through historical figures like abolitionists John Brown and Frederick Douglass up through modern times.
Following her friend's suicide, the book's narrator is asked to take his massive Great Dane in. They mourn together.
Jody Shields' "The Winter Station" was inspired by a real-life Russian aristocrat and physician's memoir of loss, hope and determination.
Zak Dychtwald has spent much of his 20s living in and learning about China, and observing the intersection of cultural tradition and modernity.
Giving working Americans a guaranteed income — $500 a month to households making less than $50,000 a year — is an effective way to combat income inequality, Hughes says.
In his new book, Marketplace correspondent Scott Tong explores his family's history in China and tries to provide a greater understanding of modern China.
Much of the food introduced by the counterculture in the 1960s and '70s still influences what we eat today, food reporter and author Jonathan Kauffman says.
The town of Norwich, Vermont, has put an athlete on every U.S. Winter Olympic team but one since 1984.
"The overwhelming majority of medical devices that are on the market, that are implanted in patients, undergo no clinical trials," journalist and author Jeanne Lenzer says.
"People have to be coached to do this," author Andrea Pitzer says. "This is not something that arises sort of independently out of nowhere."
In "To Siri with Love," author Judith Newman writes about raising her twin sons — one who has autism, the other who does not.
Robin Benway's "Far From The Tree" focuses on three biological half-siblings who are raised under very different circumstances, but find each other as teenagers.
Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam, hosts of "The Dinner Party Download," share tips and tricks you need to make your next evening get-together flourish.
The rules governing language are beginning to dwindle. But Emmy Favilla, former BuzzFeed global copy chief, says there are still grammar cops.
Ken Stern spent a year going to NASCAR races, pig hunts and evangelical churches to witness a side of the United States that he believes is left out of American...