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A groundbreaking collection of African-American folktales is out. We’ll turn the pages with Henry Louis Gates Jr. and folklore scholar Maria Tatar.
The author George Saunders won the Man Booker literary prize on Tuesday for his first novel, "Lincoln in the Bardo."
History's most creative genius — Leonardo da Vinci. Walter Isaacson explores the life of the great Renaissance genius of art and science.
From “Goodnight Moon” to “Charlotte’s Web,” how children’s literature can still speak to adults.
Belmont-based author Tom Perrotta joins us to talk about his new novel, "Mrs. Fletcher."
Just go with me here, writes Joelle Renstrom. Suspend your disbelief.
Let's do away with all of this binary classification and marketing, writes Kristen M. Ploetz. Let kids decide what they like, and what they don’t.
After publishing a book titled "The Whore of Akron," sportswriter Scott Raab hasn't had much luck re-connecting with LeBron James.
Andrew Krivák's new novel, "The Signal Flame," is about a family in Northeastern Pennsylvania in 1972, and follows on his first novel, "The Sojourn."
It's important, writes Layla Schlack, for those of us who claim to be progressive, anti-racist, feminist, pro-equal rights, to understand what it's like not being part of the dominant culture.
Reading and interpretation should be contested ground, writes Alex Green. Reading is, after all, the foundation for the ideas that forge the conditions for a just society.
We've all heard it before: Getting published is hard. Even some of the famous writers had trouble publishing their first books.
Books in your ears. The history of audiobooks from wax cylinders to the digital age. We’ll trace the untold story of the talking book.
Moshfegh's debut novel is shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize.
Have you ever loaned a book to someone and never gotten it back, asks Kristen M. Ploetz. And it really bothers you?
When high school wrestlers Dartanyon Crockett and Leroy Sutton became friends, they couldn't have known how far that friendship would take them. Only A Game's Karen Given has the story.
Steve Almond: Read this if you don't want to wind up with Sylvester McMonkey McBean as the leader of the free world.
His former ghostwriter describes Trump as a man constitutionally incapable of logic, moral reasoning or self-reflection.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Susan Faludi got a surprising email from her father in 2004: he was now a woman.
Bing Crosby may have been the most popular entertainer in the world during his lifetime. To his son Nathaniel, though, he was Dad -- and he was a man who...