Colin Marshall looks at Korea's high suicide rate and low birth rate.
Andrea Lingenfelter discusses the recent protests and police violence in Hong Kong, and the poetry of Tammy Ho Lai-Ming in response.
Joanna Chen sees some classic rock legends in Hyde Park, London.
Philip Kitcher tells a tale of fate selection and the Democratic Primary.
Alexandra Marraccini goes on a Twitter journey with "Ducks, Newburyport," Lucy Ellmann's ambitious 998-page single-sentence novel.
Monica Uszerowicz rereads Byrd Baylor's tranquil children's novel "The Other Way to Listen."
"Some stress that the target of this anger isn't the Japanese people, and isn't even the nation of Japan per se, but Abe in particular."
Gordon Marino makes a common-sense, serious case for reparations to be paid to descendants of lynching victims.
Andy Fitch asks questions he would have posed to Stacey Abrams.
Natasha Boyd reviews the Mary Corse exhibition "A Survey in Light" at LACMA, on display now until November 11, 2019.