Today, it's almost hard to remember just how different the Texas government was back in the 1970s. That's when Molly Ivins scorched a trail through good-ol'-boy politics like a flamethrower through a patch.
Dystopian stories are, in essence, thought experiments. And few come as thoughtful as The Divers' Game. The latest novel from acclaimed author Jesse Ball depicts a world both unimaginably unjust and all
There was once a time when MoviePass subscribers could see a movie every single day for the cost of $9.95 a month. Now, the company has officially shut down the service and its future is still undetermined.
As politicians grapple with the best policies to ensure a better economic future for the country, it's essential to understand how the economy became so tilted against the middle class and poor in the
María Fernanda Papa was 4 years old when she and her family arrived in Miami. She'd begun dancing back home in Venezuela, and when she and her parents settled in the U.S., she asked if she could continue
The Ten Thousand Doors of January, Alix E. Harrow's debut novel, is one for the favorites shelf. It will lead you on a journey through books within books, worlds within worlds, mysteries within mysteries,
Everyone knows we live in a partisan age. It's hard to find any issue these days that people aren't ready to square off on, with sharp, snarky barbs. While no one will be surprised to find these kinds
The Mexican-American singer spoke with Terry Gross in 2013 about her career and her Parkinson's diagnosis. The documentary, The Sound of My Voice, traces Ronstadt's career from the late '60s onward. This
Inspired by an article in New York magazine, Hustlers is a giddy, energetic film about a band of New York strippers who start ripping off their rich, finance-world clients. This is FRESH AIR. The new "Hustlers,"
When Edward Snowden landed at the Moscow airport in 2013, having just divulged valuable secrets about National Security Agency surveillance programs, he was immediately stopped by Russian authorities.
The new series Unbelievable on Netflix tells the true story of a woman named Marie, who was raped when she was 18. Instead of investigating the rape, the police investigated her. The man who assaulted
Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, who revealed some of the agency's top surveillance programs, has a memoir slated to hit shelves Tuesday. Permanent Record is part coming-of-age-with-the-Internet
Ken Burns is our great explainer, television's finest illustrator. He's a filmmaker who gives us what we know from fresh angles, so that we can learn more and appreciate topics on a deeper level. Whether