Books

An Alzheimer's Reading List
September 30, 2014

A reading list for anyone who wishes to better understand—and love—a person touched directly or indirectly by dementia. 

The 'Best American' Series Is the Ditzy Cheerleader for American Writing
September 30, 2014

Whatever happened to critical thinking? 

This Book Empathizes With Anti-Vaxxers, Who Don't Deserve Empathy
September 29, 2014

That's a big, dangerous, scary mistake.

Anne Sinclair: 'I Don’t Believe That the French Jews Are Fleeing'
September 29, 2014

"I don’t believe that the French Jews are fleeingit’s absolutely untrue"

This Extraordinary Diary Reminds Us Why Books Matter
September 26, 2014

Jean Guéhenno's act of private resistance during German occupation.

Lena Dunham Has Become a Walking Caricature of Herself
September 26, 2014

Her new book is just as cloying and overthought as the rest of her schtick.

How to Reveal You Had an Abortion
A guide for Wendy Davis and other politicians
September 23, 2014

A guide for Wendy Davis and other politicians.

The New Fairy Tale Is Trying to Escape Its Past
September 23, 2014

How fairytale re-tellings betray their origins.

Nabokov's Lolita Is Constantly Banned. It's Also a Work of Genius.
September 23, 2014

It's Banned Books Week. Read something dangerous. 

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