Books

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. 

Peter Thiel Is a Closet Humanist
September 22, 2014

Even though he wants to keep kids out of college.

Why Drugs Are a Metaphor for Some Foods, and Sex Is a Metaphor for Others
Exploring the language of Yelp reviews
September 21, 2014

The answers lie in Yelp reviews.

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