Time for the last book of the summer Rooster!
Summer daze coming to a close. It's the final book of the season: The Friend by Sigrid Nunez, in discussion with Emma Straub.
People diagnosed with Alzheimer’s recount memories they never want to forget.
Plastic people acting like real people is a favorite of ours. As we can see here, Elon Musk has every reason to be worried about the future.
When the family pet nears the end, of course there is sadness. But there is also every other emotion.
After a lifetime of mental illness, one woman opts to try electroconvulsive therapy. She discusses her decision with her sister.
A conversation with Sarah Hepola, author of the bestselling Blackout, about investigating the worst kind of memories—those you never had.
Eventually a man who’s always in motion, always fixing something, will stop. Decline of the patriarch reveals an entire family’s vulnerability.
In today’s health care system, medicine often comes with a strange, Faustian bargain—including a plan for almost everything except the price.
When illness erases the fine line between love and obsession.
A project to document Wisconsin’s broad variety of deer stands takes on new meaning after a round of chemotherapy.
When dementia gets its grip on a father who always loved slasher movies, a daughter struggles to hold on—if only to the ghost of recognition.
When an artist receives a heart transplant, his drawings of the procedure acquire all the gravity of a fever dream—intensely realistic, with hallucinations of the dead.
In the instance of slipping, there’s a moment of stillness just before you lose control. Selections from 10 years of a falling man’s self-portraits.