author, 'The Mercy Papers
Mar. 26, 2009
Gillian Chamberlin’s haunting and beautiful poems will make readers long and ache. She says that writing poetry allows her to make her thoughts more digestible.
from Poetry Submissions
Author and journalist Johann Hari on the forces that are stealing our attention and focus, and what we can do individually and collectively to regain our minds.
from Life Examined
The hero of Robert Eggers's "The Northman," a Viking warrior in 9th century Iceland, thinks of nothing but avenging the death of his father, whose death may recall the plot of…
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In the U.S., nisha venkat feels safe and relieved to identify as queer and non-binary.
Why does America’s baby formula shortage continue? Also, Norm Eisen’s new book traces corruption from the Trump White House to the rest of the country.
from To the Point
Natalia Molina tells the story of Nayarit, her grandmother’s Mexican restaurant, a space that became a cherished hub for immigrants and the LGBTQ community in Echo Park.
Imagine entering a giant machine that sucks you in one end, and spits you out the other side as something completely different.
Rita Dove’s new book of poetry, “Playlist for the Apocalypse,” goes in many different historical and personal directions.
Southern Californians are taking their own approaches to the drought. One man waters his yard daily. Another has native plants and hardly ever waters.
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