People's stories about their pets are often about as entertaining as detailed accounts of their dreams, or of sitcom episodes you didn't see. Ho-hum. Guess you had to be there.
Updated: April 17, 2010, - 02:11 PM
Granta's new collection of stories illuminates those things that connect us all.
Updated: January 23, 2010, - 11:44 PM
While a student at Macalester College, poet Alex Lemon suffered two strokes. He discusses the book he's written about the ordeal.
Updated: January 03, 2010, - 05:21 PM
Don't expect to enjoy a hamburger after reading Foer's lively but nauseating book about the morality of eating meat.
Updated: December 05, 2009, - 06:46 PM
Two Macalester College professors, an economist and an anthropologist, dig deeply into the reasons why women leave the paid workforce in "Glass Ceilings and 100-Hour Couples."
Updated: November 11, 2009, - 06:17 PM
Waldman examines her own shortcomings against society's expectations, and then urges mothers to give themselves -- and each other -- a break.
Updated: July 25, 2009, - 09:27 PM
A former teacher's pet shares academic adventures to show that being high-achieving is not synonymous with being well-educated.
Updated: May 22, 2009, - 04:47 PM
A New York writer tells the funny but serious story of her family's harrowing search for a house in the final days of the real estate bubble.
Updated: May 08, 2009, - 02:16 PM
Eula Biss explores the racial divide in this award-winning book from Graywolf Press.
Updated: February 27, 2009, - 06:04 PM