Pandemic deaths, insurrections, terrorism, police brutality and hate crimes force parents to consider sharing traumatizing news with our children. A 9/11 responder considers how to do it.
Even nonphysicists who have been stuck in endless lockdown loops are increasingly aware of a different sort of time, dubbed "Blursday." Is quarantine revealing time's less linear and more authentic plastic, elastic nature? Author Susanne Paola Antonetta weighs in.
Former editor-in-chief of Seventeen and CosmoGIRL! magazines, Atoosa Rubenstein, writes about vulnerability, leaving publishing, self-love, breakups, infidelity, and surviving molestation.
Author Anna Malaika Tubbs unearthed groundbreaking material about Alberta King, Louise Little, and Berdis Baldwin -- the mothers of MLK Jr., Malcolm X and James Baldwin -- who've gone remarkably unrecognized despite their significant contributions to history. Tubbs shares how their stories have informed her own journey as a Black mom
A Q&A with Mary-Frances Winters, whose "Black Fatigue: How Racism Erodes the Mind, Body and Spirit," documents measures concerning economics, criminal justice and education, as well as the physical and mental health of Black Americans. Winters illuminates the myriad dire consequences of living while Black in the US.
Interview with author Emma Brown, whose new book, "To Raise A Boy: Classrooms, Locker Rooms, Bedrooms, and the Hidden Struggles of American Boyhood," reveals that dismantling rigid concepts of masculinity is the next step toward true social progress on gender.
The complete action plan from Ed Slott, "the best source of IRA advice" (Wall Street Journal), to help you make sure your 401(k)s, IRAs, and retirement savings aren't depleted by taxes by the time you need to use them.
In "What Doesn't Kill You: A Life with Chronic Illness — Lessons from a Body in Revolt" Tessa Miller shares life lessons she absorbed while learning to grieve the self she'd once been and the future she might have had en route to accepting who she was.
Published February 17, 2021
Following the January 6 insurrection, Elizabeth Catte, author of "What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia" and Leah Hampton, author of "F*ckface," discuss the dangers of depictions of America's rural denizens as a monolithic body of right-wing White racists.
Published February 8, 2021
For fans of Dopesick and Bad Blood, the shocking story of New York’s most infamous pill-pushing doctor, written by the prosecutor who brought him down.
Published January 19, 2021
Susan Shapiro, author of "The Forgiveness Tour: How to Find the Perfect Apology," shares the four essential elements of a full apology. She offers more nuanced alternatives to issuing — or asking for — blanket absolution.
Published January 12, 2021
When she began writing her new book, "Keep Moving," poet Maggie Smith had no idea how much the world would be suffering by the time it came out. Her "notes to self" have resonated deeply with many struggling to grieve our own mid-pandemic losses.
Published November 30, 2020