Ruth Ebenstein discusses book deserts, teen literacy, and the work of The Book Truck.
Sarah Blackwood asks: does treating motherhood as a genre in itself limit our reading of books about motherhood?
Adam Novy argues that the alt-right’s favorite philosopher, Jordan Peterson, gives a painfully bad reading to the classics.
Three LA authors preview their panel at this weekend's LitFest Pasadena.
Susan LaTempa's thoughts on tactics, trends, and changes in publishing today.
Sarah Bartoleme discusses the lack of Black musicians in the "Black Panther" orchestra.
Tucker Coombe reviews "The Last Cowboys: A Pioneer Family in the New West" by John Branch.
Novelists Aja Gabel and Chloe Benjamin discuss their novels "The Ensemble" and "The Immortalists."
Emily Ruth Mace considers Ursula Le Guin's sci-fi classic "The Left Hand of Darkness" with an eye toward our current moment in gender dynamics.
Colin Marshall the cultural obsession (or lack thereof) with North Korea.