FROM Tom Ley
Ray Rice Terminated Back in February, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocked out his then-fiancee in a hotel elevator. The National Football League suspended him for two games, while the Baltimore Ravens didn’t punish Rice at all. Today, after the elevator video was made public by TMZ, the Ravens cut Rice from the team. The NFL also suspended him indefinitely. What changed?
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."
Morgan Parker: There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé Morgan Parker says that the poems in her book There Are Things More Beautiful than Beyoncé take a stand against the clichés of the dominant culture.
Industry insights and lessons learned from memorable guests We have interesting guests on The Business, and sometimes our conversations are too long to fit into one show. This week we give you stories that were too good to leave on the cutting room floor, including some sharp insights on making it in the industry from David Mandel, David Simon, Shawn Levy and Matt Reeves.