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Author Cal Newport argues that phone use is getting in the way of too much of our lives.
The author's latest book explores racial injustice in a dystopian narrative.
In this zany Celtic tale, when fairies come to help Parker Bates (This Is Us) with his chores, he discovers they're far more trouble than they're worth.
Sharon Langley was the first African American child to ride the carousel at the Gwynn Oak Amusement Park in Maryland on the day the park was formally integrated.
Blair Imani is the author of the new illustrated history, "Making Our Way Home: The Great Migration and the Black American Dream."
A conversation with the Pulitzer Prize winning-poet Tracy K. Smith. She spent a year traveling the country as U.S. poet laureate. Where did she go?
Podcast luminary Avery Trufelman (99% Invisible, Articles of Interest) stars as a generous baker touched by magic in this scrumptious Jewish tale.
People often turn to books to answer life's big questions: How can I be a better person? How can I find joy? How can I process grief?
How strong is the human spirit? It's one of the questions that author Ann Napolitano explores in her gripping new novel "Dear Edward."
When Writer Nancy Davis Kho decided to spend an entire year writing thank-you letters, she didn't expect just how transformative it would be.
One-quarter of Nick Kristof’s high school class died prematurely. The New York Times columnist went back to his hometown to find out why.
From historical to Afrofuturistic novels, and from mysterious thrillers to haunting poetry, there are plenty of books to keep you on the edge of your seat while you huddle over...
I bought a gift certificate from a local bookseller, writes Ed Siegel, and promptly lost it. Then, something strange happened.
Maulik Pancholy (30 Rock, Grand Horizons) and Nikesh Patel (Four Weddings and a Funeral) headline this Indian story that asks what's more precious: glittering jewels, or good friends?
At "Braveheart: Storytelling from a Soulful Place" on Thursday, Nokugcina Elsie Mhlophe, Porsha Olayiwola, Valerie Stephens and Amanda Shea will share their journeys of being a woman.
High pressure will be moving off the North Carolina coast Thursday, bringing us plenty of sunshine and temperatures slightly above normal before another storm system moves in.
Thurber Prize-winning humorist Dan Zevin is out with a new book to help you get through daily aggravations in the new year.
New Yorker writer Jia Tolentino explores modern culture through her experience as a millennial, and how social media shapes identity.
What would it be like to experience the months of the year--out of order? Joshua Rush ("Andi Mack") and Ailsa Chang (NPR) co-star in this story which has its origins...