Poet and critic Kevin Young attempts to make sense of a worsening surge in hoaxes — from plagiarism to fake news — in a new deeply researched history. (Image credit: Christina Ascani/NPR)
Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Tracey Baptiste about her novel Rise of the Jumbies. Drawing on myths of her native Trinidad and Tobago, she tackles the history of the slave trade for young readers.
In this web exclusive, magazine editor Tina Brown talks with Tony Dokoupil about her 1985 Vanity Fair cover story, “The Mouse That Roared,” which exposed problems in the marriage between Princess Diana and Prince Charles, and how Di influenced the royal family before and after her tragic death.
The legendary magazine editor, author of “The Vanity Fair Diaries: 1983-1992,” opens up about her relationships with the now-disgraced film producer and a future president
For more than 17 years Russell Wattenberg has catered to thousands of hungry minds. He runs a Baltimore outfit called The Book Thing, which is not a library or store. People can just take whatever books they want, for free. A fire destroyed the non-profit in March 2016, but a …