A.J. Jacobs’ latest book explains how basically everyone in the world is related to each other. He talks to NPR’s Scott Simon about It’s All Relative.
For people who love a good romance novel, getting to the steamy moments is a little easier. Audible has launched a feature for some romance audiobooks that lets listeners skip to the “good part.”
Anne Fadiman writes about her father’s journey from poor Brooklyn Jew to wine connoisseur. She says, “Along with books, wine represented the sort of cultivated, refined life that he had aspired to.” (Image credit: Courtesy of Annalee Fadiman)
Fantastic worldbuilding sets the stage in Tochi Onyebuchi’s new novel, set in a bustling market city inspired by his Nigerian heritage. While the storytelling can be indecisive, the setting triumphs. (Image credit: Razorbill)
We asked young people about how they view their identity, what role religion plays in their lives, what they hope for the future, and what they believe unifies this sprawling, pluralistic democracy. (Image credit: Claire Harbage/NPR)