• Love Story at 50

    Ella Taylor reminisces about the corny moments and wide impact of the top-grossing 1970 film "Love Story."

    Clue or Red Herring? How Clue Shreds the Detective Rulebook

    Milan Terlunen looks at the construction of suspense in the murder mystery genre — using a few crowd favorites.

    On Brian Dillon and Affinity

    Sophia Stewart finds wisdom in Brian Dillon's recent book "Suppose a Sentence."

    Lost in Transition: Can Inclusivity Cross a Language Barrier?

    S.A. Karpukhin explores the roadblocks and subtleties of translating pronoun preferences and transgender-inclusive language in Russian.

    Ground Gives

    Joanna Chen observes the coming winter in Dublin and contemplates a Seamus Heaney poem.

    Chai Stories from the Pandemic

    Anandi Mishra reflects on the comforting tastes holding her steady during the pandemic.