Books

Views My Own

What I Learned from Reading a Whole Bunch of Trump Tell-Alls

It's not really selling out unless you cash in.
Alex Norcia
5 days ago
true crime

The Horrific Story of a Mob of White Cab Drivers Getting Away with Murder

The tragic 1947 event speaks to America's enduring history of racism and systemic corruption.
Seth Ferranti
3.19.19
politics

How to Get Rid of the 'High-Conflict Personalities' That Ruin Politics

According to a new book, the people who love power are the exact people who absolutely should not have any power.
Justin Caffier
3.17.19
climate change

Climate Change Is Such a Huge Threat We Don't Even Know How to Think About It

The good news, says author David Wallace-Wells, is that "civilisation will endure". The bad news? Pretty much everything else.
Geoff Dembicki
3.14.19
prison

A Former Dannemora Prison Guard Penned a Wild Account of the Famous Escape

After feeling news reports got the story wrong, Charles A. Gardner wanted to tell his insider's tale.
Seth Ferranti
3.9.19
true crime

This California Airport Bomber Was a Godfather of 'Lone Wolf' Terrorism

The "Alphabet Bomber" attacked LAX, manipulated the media, and set the stage for decades of fear and far-right attacks.
Seth Ferranti
3.4.19
Work

I Self-Published My Memoir and I Have No Regrets

Self-publishing my book didn't just make me money. It was also a great way to build my platform as a writer.
Seamus Kirst
2.8.19
Culture

This Photographer Spent Six Years Taking Portraits of Non-Binary Youth

Chloe Aftel's new book, ‘Outside & In Between,’ celebrates the genderqueer community.
Laura Pitcher
1.30.19
caves

The Secret Lives of People Obsessed with Going Deep Underground

There's urban exploring, and then there's the primordial obsession with going way below the Earth's surface.
Philip Eil
1.29.19
crime

A Drug Kingpin Ran His Empire from a Laptop, Then Snitched on His Own Assassins

Pain pills in the US. Meth from North Korea. Shipments of gold. Yachts full of cocaine. Contract killings. They all added up to a witness for the feds.
Seth Ferranti
1.23.19
Books

My Boner-Killing Quest to Find the Worst Erotica on Amazon

From shapeshifting horse sex to Christian spanking fantasies—there's some unsexy sex out there.
Zachary Shucklin
1.18.19
Television

This Giant, In-Depth 'Sopranos' Retrospective Is Full of Secrets and Surprises

Twenty years after 'The Sopranos' premiered, two TV columnists from Tony Soprano's hometown newspaper have released an exhaustive tome that includes eight conversations with show creator David Chase.
Alex Norcia
1.9.19
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