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Rescued by Books: Fostering Teen Literacy in Low-Income Communities

Ruth Ebenstein discusses book deserts, teen literacy, and the work of The Book Truck.

Is Motherhood a Genre?

Sarah Blackwood asks: does treating motherhood as a genre in itself limit our reading of books about motherhood?

Homer and Hatred: On Jordan Peterson’s Mythology

Adam Novy argues that the alt-right’s favorite philosopher, Jordan Peterson, gives a painfully bad reading to the classics.

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John Dolan’s Brutal and Absurd War Nerd Iliad

Jacob Bacharach discusses John Dolan's prose translation of Homer's epic, "War Nerd Iliad."

Poetry is Rocket Science: An Interview with Jenny Molberg

Anthony Immergluck Interviews Jenny Molberg about her poetry collection "Marvels of the Invisible."

A Perpetual Layering of Language and Meaning: An Interview with Writer and Translator Jenny McPhee

Nathan Scott McNamara interviews writer and translator Jenny McPhee about her life and work.

Pulling Back the Curtain on the Labor of Professional Sport

An excerpt from "Game Misconduct: Injury, Fandom, and the Business of Sport" by Nathan Kalman-Lamb, forthcoming from Fernwood Publishing in May.

Dropping an America Bomb on Hyundai: Frank Ahrens’s Life-in-Korea Memoir Seoul Man

Colin Marshall discusses Frank Ahrens's memoir "Seoul Man," about his stint as a public relations director at Hyundai Motors between 2010 and 2013.

On Crime and Bobby BlueJacket: Michael P. Daley and Lance Scott Walker in Conversation

Michael P. Daley and Lance Scott Walker discuss their work, the life of Bobby BlueJacket, and the delicate balance of telling another person's story.