A mother’s death and the mystery of magical hair.
September 7, 2017
Adolescence is a time of intensity, when most of us have no choice but to leave childhood things, and people, behind.
August 31, 2017
AUTHOR CLAIRE MESSUD will be at the Library of Congress National Book Festival tomorrow, Saturday, September 2, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. She will also be at Politics and Prose on Sunday, September 10. And at the Free Library of Philadelphia on the 28th, with author Salman Rushdie ($6 in-house simulcast tickets are [...]
August 30, 2017
Agnes Nixon turned her soap opera of a life into TV stories we watched for years.
August 24, 2017
There are all sorts of wild animals at the local zoo.
August 17, 2017
Go see Anne Helen Petersen, author of this provocative title, in DC on Monday. And email us for a chance to win a copy of the book.
August 10, 2017
Don’t put your money on Marion: She’ll steal it from you..
Raindrops shaped like parachutes? What we don’t know about one of our last regular encounters with untamed nature.
August 3, 2017
In this witty novel, the newly wealthy Jha family finds out how upward mobility works in New Delhi.
July 20, 2017
She had 10 siblings, but the little critters on her Pennsylvania farm captured her heart.
July 13, 2017
How (and why) Charlotte Brontë wrote her masterpiece.
July 6, 2017
A murder wrapped up in beauty, drugs and lots of fashion.
June 29, 2017
‘Driving while female’ isn’t a joke in Saudi Arabia. It’s a punishable offense.
June 22, 2017
Family ties can hold people together. They can also strangle them.
June 15, 2017
Why brothers and sisters probably shouldn’t be in the same family.
June 9, 2017
In life as in gambling, we sometimes win simply by surviving to play another day.
June 1, 2017
Turns out that history’s worst plagues were fascinating.
May 25, 2017
Audra is irrepressible. Her husband is not. What ensues is hilarious . . . and sometimes tender.
May 18, 2017