Arts & Culture
Winning Audiobook Of The Year For 'Heavy' Surprised Kiese Laymon, But It Meant Even More to His Mother
The author, whose emotionally compelling and nuanced narrative became the first memoir to win our annual title, talks about what it meant to voice his own story -- both to him and the mother to whom he wrote it. Read now
Arts & Culture
Tragedy and Comedy Collide in This Story That Will Change the Way You View Mental Illness
Adam Cayton-Holland shares what it was like to tell his late sister's story while writing a memoir about his own. Read now
The Listening Life
David Sedaris Doesn't Give a Damn if He Ever Reads a Book With His Eyes Again
We talked with the 'Calypso' author about his favorite audiobooks, his love of listening, and more. Read now
Arts & Culture
TV Columnist Michael Ausiello Knew Recording His Heartbreaking Memoir 'Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies' Meant Not Sugarcoating A Single Thing
The TV news impresario opens up about celebrating the life and love of his husband Kit after his devastating death. Read now
The Listening Life
Home for the Holidays: 6 Books to Spark Conversations with Every Family Member
Because you can only binge-watch so much before your eyes glaze over. Read now
Playlisted
10 Memoirs That Lifted Me Out Of Anxiety
In the midst of a three-month-long panic attack, I needed friends -- funny, wise, interesting friends who had been through some stuff. Here's where I found them. Read now
Playlisted
A Dark Fixation: Psychopaths In Literature
A certain type of character has always inspired awe, revulsion, fear, and arousal. But as our understanding deepens, so does our appreciation for the well-written psychopath. Read now