Joy Williams: The Visiting Privilege The writer's writer, Joy Williams, has written a book that spans her body of work – from familiar stories to new ones, showcases her deep, natural understanding of the process of writing.
Joy Williams: The Quick and the Dead In Joy Williams' The Quick and the Dead, bleak and wicked comedy hides the book's religious mission, demonstrating how God and Devil can be mistaken for one another...
Gov. Jerry Brown: California and China will fight climate change together President Donald Trump reportedly wants the U.S. to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and he’s expected to announce a decision soon. California Governor Jerry Brown heads to China to strengthen climate and clean energy ties.
Previewing James Comey's blockbuster testimony Former FBI director James Comey testifies Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, but his opening statement has been released. In it, he says he felt pressured by Donald Trump to declare loyalty to him and publicly clear him of any wrongdoing in the Russia investigation.
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."