It's the Short List for the 2021 ToB!
Books, judges, zombies, oh my! Announcing the field for the 2021 Tournament of Books, presented by Field Notes
We asked some of our favorite journalists, writers, and thinkers: What were the most important events of 2020, and what were the least?
Make it through a family holiday gathering in one piece with these tactics from the FBI’s former lead international kidnapping negotiator.
How Al Capone—aka “Scarface”—got his scars.
Some of the world’s largest, oldest fish live in Oregon. Why anyone would want to vandalize them, even abduct them, takes explaining.
From “Truth Trucks” to viral videos, Operation Rescue head Troy Newman’s word is his sword.
A lifelong phobia is the result of a terrifying childhood incident. But the real culprit may be Arthur Conan Doyle.
The victim of a robbery starts attending trials in New Orleans to understand the system while her burglar serves time in jail. Then he gets out.
A “coyote” is a smuggler paid to traffic people over the border from Mexico into the US.
For the mother of a serial killer, a chance to connect with victims on live TV offers a shot at redemption.
Photos of poor, brown-skinned women, naked, in sexually suggestive poses, are flooding social-media networks.
Fotos de mujeres pobres, morenas, desnudas en posiciones sexualmente sugestivas están inundando las redes sociales en México.
This summer’s ongoing war between Chief Keef and Rahm Emanuel is as much about urban history as holograms.