Interview
Mitch Albom Gives the Pandemic a 'Human Touch'
The bestselling author found a way to use his special skills to help some of those most affected by COVID-19. His 8-week-long serialized story homes in on the thing we're all missing right now: human contact and connection. Read now
Interview
Mike Birbiglia Tells the Deeper Story in ‘The New One’
Comedian and storyteller Mike Birbiglia talks about the universality of big life changes — like buying his first couch and having his first child — in 'The New One,' which he also co-wrote and co-narrated with his poet wife, J. Hope Stein. Read now
Interview
Our New Battle Cry is Samantha Irby’s 'Wow, No Thank You'
With the same edgy, unabashed, and spit-take funny wit that brought us 'We Are Never Meeting in Real Life' and 'Meaty,' Samantha Irby tackles approaching middle age, raising her stepkids in a small Midwestern town, and being okay with just being okay in her new collection of essays. Read now
Interview
Veronica Roth Ventures Into a New Space With 'Chosen Ones'
The author of the wildly popular Divergent series shares why tackling her first adult fantasy title meant doing the thing she loves — focusing on the writing — and fulfilling an audio dream. Read now
Arts & Culture
Mark Manson Wants You to Remember that 'Love Is Not Enough'
The best-selling self-development author’s new listen is the cure for relationship woes in our shelter-in-place era. Read now
Arts & Culture
Jen Gotch Bares All In ‘The Upside of Being Down’ Because She Wants You to Be Okay
Ban.do founder Jen Gotch's new memoir shares her journey through life with mental illness and shows how you can embrace a perspective that turns your struggle into a gift. Read now
Arts & Culture
James McBride Takes Us to Church With 'Deacon King Kong'
The award-winning author of 'The Good Lord Bird' and 'The Color of Water' shares why his rollickingly fun new novel, ostensibly about a baffling shooting, is all about the power of community and church. Read now