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A new book examines the making of a completely preventable health crisis.
As a researcher in Ceausescu’s Romania, Katherine Verdery did not suspect how profoundly the secret police would interfere in her life.
British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen finds humor, outrage, and offense in the United States under Trump.
What the company’s bot apocalypse means for the future of social media
Ditching plastic will help many marginalized people, too.
Netflix's first Indian original series is a sprawling caper that bleeds into the mystical.
By following in the footsteps of Netflix, it could undermine what made the network great.
With the sudden departure of yet another CEO, the bookstore chain is facing existential questions.
If soccer is a window into human nature, why is it so hard to apply its insights to everyday life?
How Leslie Jamison rejected the link between creativity and alcoholism
A new documentary about the chance reunion of long-lost triplets contains a dark episode of American history at its core.
How Hollywood tried to fight fascism and ended up blacklisting suspected Communists.
In her Netflix special, Hannah Gadsby quits the self-deprecating joke.
On the pernicious ideology at the heart of the conservative blogger's infatuation with Western civilization.
How nationalism, xenophobia, and advertising created a nation of uncompromising wiener evangelists
The craze for audio storytelling may be the company's best way to compete with traditional publishers when it comes to creating original content.
The partisan world of Pablo Neruda
The science fiction and fantasy communities grapple with the legacy of a violence-prone writer.
Allison Yarrow’s new book traces a decade of setbacks for women.