For example, you could try emptying your dryer lint with every use, avoiding leather car seats or keeping your phone on low-power mode.
Two-time National Book Award finalist Rachel Kushner's new novel centers on a woman who's sentenced to two life terms plus six years in a California prison.
"We have to realize that what we want them to do is one thing, but what are we doing to actually create and facilitate that behavior?" author Kim Brophey says.
Kirk Johnson's new book explores the 2009 theft of rare Victorian-era bird feathers from a British museum by an American music student.
The new book by author John Sedgwick is a dramatic, detailed and at times disturbing dive into Cherokee history.
The book of short fiction explores how belongings and relationships often become intertwined.
The goddess is perhaps best known for turning men into pigs in Homer's epic poem "The Odyssey." But in "Circe," author Madeline Miller offers a more intricate portrayal.
In his book "In Sickness and In Health," Ben Mattlin chronicles "interabled" relationships between people with disabilities and people who are able-bodied.
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.