Laying down the track for a pivotal moment in Gilded Age innovation.
Was the poet famed for his lowercase aesthetic an all-caps talent?
The physics behind reality may be hard to grasp -- but that doesn't mean you can't have fun trying.
American reinvention meets African revolution in the tale of a friendship and its aftermath.
An argument that wicked play outweighs hard work in our country's heritage.
Fiction's Old Guard is in anything but retreat.
Jane Bowles's radical fiction was as defiantly unconventional as its author.
Watching 12 Years a Slave -- and thinking back to a less celebrated film.
The author of I Been in Sorrow's Kitchen and Licked Out All the Pots on the inspiration for a character.
How a quintet of legendary American film directors were forever changed by their WWII service.
Is the Internet revolutionizing global dissent?
A Mexican family's comic woes vibrantly recall Greek mythology and the young James Joyce.
Spouses are for sale in the first volume of a new dystopian-future series.
The author of Naked Lunch led a life as darkly outrageous as his fiction.
A pair of damaged souls try to knit together worlds unraveled by circumstance.
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