The year in fiction: Our favorite 2018 novels
The year in fiction. Peruse our favorite 76 novels from the past year at the 2019 Tournament of Books long list.
Today’s art market is out of control, and auctions are where emotions trump sound investing.
In the 1660’s, German alchemist Hennig Brand intended to turn urine into gold. Instead he discovered phosphorus.
Traditionally ostracized in the weight room, women who dare to lift weights discover strength they were previously denied.
As colleges proceed to charge more and more, real-estate developers in the neighborhoods around them look to cash in.
Don’t bully yourself over your career. Just redefine “success.”
This week many important American things were shut down by major technology issues, from United Airlines to the New York Stock Exchange, which isn’t without a Hollywood precedent.
Catfishing is usually part of an online romance scam—not the world of expensive French bulldogs.
No one’s surprised in Silicon Valley when a 12-year-old runs the family e-commerce store. But going to the same high school as Steve Jobs and liking it are two different things.
An alphabetical update to important stories that have fallen off the front page, from the existence of Atlantis to the Spice Girls’ decline.
There are eight million stories in a city. How many are there at Walmart? Random telephone calls made to hear about life inside.
What one woman labels kinky, another person calls a crime against cake. Offering a taxonomy of erotic fixations.
A photographer earns the trust of marijuana farmers in California’s “Emerald Triangle,” as the clandestine world of cannabis cultivation begins to open up.