The Twilight of the Bombs

We may no longer worry about massive exchanges of nuclear weapons between superpowers, but Pulitzer-winning historian Richard Rhodes (The Making of the Atomic Bomb) knows that so long as a single atomic bomb exists in the world, potential disaster lurks. In his fourth volume on our nuclear history, he charts post-Cold War challenges and prospects.

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 Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.