author of “Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence”
Ten states, including California, have legalized marijuana. At least two more -- New Jersey and Illinois -- could soon follow.
Jan. 16, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Shannon James has a full-time job as a dock worker at the Port of Long Beach.
Oct. 17from Greater LA
Salman Rushdie’s Quichotte depicts the pleasures of fiction.
Oct. 3from Bookworm
The science behind a recent report is not credible due to financial conflicts of interests by the funder. Why were these conflicts not detected by the medical journal?
Oct. 13from Second Opinion
The structure of Emma Donoghue’s Akin leads the reader through one surprise after another.
Sep. 26from Bookworm
The California Senate on Wednesday passed a bill to reduce vaccine exemptions. The bill is now on Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk, but its fate is up in the air.
Sep. 5from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Those supplements you’re taking and paying lots for – do they really provide any benefits?
Oct. 20from Second Opinion
It's hard to tell if the unionization of the medical profession is good or bad for patient care. But it seems to be a growing movement.
Sep. 29from Second Opinion
From the archives, Ocean Vuong speaks of leaving his thumbprint on his new novel On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous .
Nov. 22from Bookworm
In tribute, from the archives, a conversation with Harold Bloom (1930-2019) in his apartment to talk about his book, The Shadow of a Great Rock: A Literary Appreciation of the King…
Oct. 24from Bookworm