Francesca Lia Block: Turning Pain into Magic

Mary Pauline Lowry revels in "The Thorn Necklace" by Francesca Lia Block.

The Amazing 11-and-Half-Inch Woman: On Tiny Shoulders

Molly Green considers the new documentary on Hulu "Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie."

John Branch’s Bold and Hopeful The Last Cowboys

Tucker Coombe reviews "The Last Cowboys: A Pioneer Family in the New West" by John Branch.

When the Good Book Is Not Enough: Visiting the Museum of the Bible

Sara Lipton visits the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C.

Documenting the Fantastic in Ben Loory’s Tales of Falling and Flying

Charles Duffie reviews Ben Loory's whimsical collection of very short stories "Tales of Falling and Flying."

“It’s Not of Now, but it’s Good Now”: Tamar Adler on Reviving Food from a Bygone Era

Ayden LeRoux review's the newest cookbook by Tamar Adler, "Something Old, Something New."