FROM Corinne Gretler
Exercise in a Bottle Scientists are working on a supplement that would give people the benefits of exercise without breaking a sweat. The Nestlé company -- better known for their sweet, chocolate treats -- is trying to unlock the code to make it possible. It won’t be here right away, but researchers say the idea is anything but pie-in-the-sky.
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."
Hua Hsu: A Floating Chinaman Author Hua Hsu stops by to discuss his book A Floating Chinaman, recounting the life of 1930's actor/writer H.T. Tsiang and his struggles entering the American literary world.