Andy Fitch interviews Steven Pinker, Johnstone Professor of Psychology at Harvard and author of "Enlightenment Now."
Laurie Winer remembers long lunches with Jonathan Gold.
Fairfax Avenue's culture has transformed from a Jewish enclave to a hypebeast's dream, and maybe that's okay.
A video that recently hit the internet may well turn out to be the year’s most effective piece of Korea-promotion …
Amy Carleton describes how Jami Attenberg created a positive online community with #1000WordsofSummer.
Andy Fitch discusses "Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic" with David Frum.
Jonathan Kirshner reviews "Crashed," a "sprawling, ambitious, undisciplined, and often deeply insightful book" by Adam Tooze.
A look at Edith Wharton's "The Custom of the Country" reveals how the main character, Undine Spragg, bares a striking resemblance to President Donald Trump.
A look into Polish writer Sławomir Mrożek's black humor illustrates how comedy and laughter challenge totalitarian rule.
Louise Steinman on "WE WON’T GO: The L.A. Resistance, Vietnam and the Draft," at the Central Library’s Getty Gallery until August 19.