Cruel and Unusual
New York Prisons Crack Down… on Books
FIFTY SHADES OF ORANGE
Kimmel Tears Into Trump for Trying to Seduce Friends’ Wives
Steve Bannon: Trump Is ‘Not Going to Make It’
The ex-White House strategist says in ‘Fire and Fury’ that he’s setting the stage for ‘when I am president’ and that the current occupant is toast.
Spend Winter Break Reading These Best Nonfiction Books
An FBI cat-and-mouse game, a poignant family memoir, and the history of Vietnam's disastrous turning point top the year's best titles.
The Case for Why Brunch Is Hell
The hosts of popular podcast ‘Dinner Party Download,’ Brendan Francis Newnam and Rico Gagliano, share an excerpt from their new entertaining book, ‘Brunch Is Hell.’
Through the Looking Glass
In ‘Game of Thrones’ Withdrawal? This Man Can Help.
The bestselling fantasy writer talks his new book, worldbuilding, the long shadow of George R.R. Martin, and what you should be reading if you're missing ‘Thrones.’
The Most Awesome, Crypt-Rocking Ghost Stories for Halloween
From Charles Dickens’ grimly funny ghost stories to Bram Stoker’s dark tales (featuring BDSM!), these 10 stories will scare your socks off.
RACE IN AMERICA
My Mother Passed as White—Even to Me
Gail Lukasik grew up with a white mother and father—and then discovered her mother’s entire family had been designated as black in the 1900 Louisiana census.
When Journalists Decried JFK’s ‘Lies’ and Fake News Cries
‘The president has been listening to a few advisers who have the scornful idea that it’s proper the press speak only when spoken to, or reports the news with “one-sided fairness.”’