Books

Books

How Medical Memoirs Are Helping Us Understand Each Other

We spoke to young author and cardiac nurse Molly Case about her new memoir, 'How To Treat People', and how attitudes towards NHS staff have changed under austerity.
Emma Garland
5.14.19
Books

The Superheroines Are Finally Here to Save Us

It took generations before Captain Marvel got her own feature film. But in today's comics and YA books, superheroes who are women have been roaming free.
Nicole Clark
5.14.19
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
4.23.19
Books

Music Drives Gender-Play Novel ‘Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl’

Andrea Lawlor's debut is a fascinating exploration of sex, queerness and gender, played out against a kaleidoscopic musical background.
Lauren O'Neill
4.18.19
politics

This Philosopher Says We Should Replace Religion with Socialism

In a new book, Martin Hägglund argues that the only way to change our existence is to accept it will end.
Alex Norcia
3.22.19
Books

‘The Way We Eat Now’ Untangles the Confusing World of Modern Eating

Bee Wilson's new book is a rigorous look at the global and economic forces that shape how we feed ourselves.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
3.21.19
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
true crime

The Affluenza Murder Case That Shocked America 100 Years Ago

The concept that helped Ethan Couch didn't exist yet, but the fact of two justice systems – and some Puritan morality – made for a wild end to a brutal murder case.
Seth Ferranti
3.15.19
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
3.14.19
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
3.13.19
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
3.5.19
guns

Inside the Uniquely American Horror Story of Summer Gun Violence in Chicago

"The one thing that I get really agitated about is how little things have changed in many of these neighborhoods."
Ann Givens
3.5.19
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