Todd Dufresne excerpts his new book "The Democracy of Suffering" and talks with Tony Greco about the many sides of environmental disaster.
Wolfman Books debuts an excerpt of the forthcoming "Blackfishing the IUD" by Caren Beilin.
Seth Kaufman on rock's secret weapon — audacity — and what Philip Roth can teach us about it.
An excerpt from Roberto Simanowski's "Facebook Society: Losing Ourselves in Sharing Ourselves," translated by Susan H. Gillespie.
An essay by Kenny Fries, excerpted from the recent collection "Alchemy of the Word: Writers Talk About Writing (2nd Edition)."
An excerpt from "Game Misconduct: Injury, Fandom, and the Business of Sport" by Nathan Kalman-Lamb, forthcoming from Fernwood Publishing in May.
Susan Golomb's essay "Jewess in Wool Clothing" is excerpted from "We Wear the Mask: 15 True Stories of Passing in America," from Beacon Press.