A new book looks at the opioid crisis by telling the story of one tiny town whose tragic fate typifies a national crisis.
Lewis Beale is a former enterntainment writer for the New York Daily News
About three-quarters of Americans trust local government, but only a third have confidence in Washington. Chicago's former mayor says that’s because cities get things done.
In “The Second Chance Club,” Jason Hardy writes about struggling to keep ex-cons from becoming recidivists in New Orleans, and the meager resources available to make that happen.
The author who took science fiction into cyberspace says he’s writing as fast as he can to stay ahead of breaking news.
The crime writer talks about his brilliant series of novels that began with “Gorky Park,” which paint a meticulous and ever more complex portrait of Russian life.
Researching his latest book, the acclaimed travel writer and novelist drove the entire US-Mexico border and then did a deep dive into Mexico itself. And there he fell in love.
In 1928, the NY town of Massena was convulsed by phony charges that a 13-year-old girl had been abducted and ritually murdered by local Jews.
The noted memoirist talks about her latest book, in which she deals with the death of her father and the death of her son.
The members of the band coined their name as a way of owning and diffusing a racial slur. Then they had to take on the US government.
After writing ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ Harper Lee searched in vain for a second act, until she stumbled across a series of murders that came to obsess her.