How Pleasure Works

Is there a unifying engine of desire behind the variegated affections of humanity? Yale psychologist Paul Bloom attempts to parse the hidden mechanisms underlying our preferences, be they sexual, musical, or literary.

April 23: " 'A job,' the woman repeated again, smiling, as if I hadn't heard her. 'Would you like one?' "

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysely Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.