“We labor for a day that we may never see, and always in the face of opposition.”
Vincent van Gogh, Still Life With French Novels and Rose, oil on canvas, 1887.
Briallen Hopper develops an alternative to the twin American creeds of self-reliance and marriage.
Jennifer Eberhardt insists that personal prejudice is deeply embedded, politically potent, and ultimately beatable.
A philosophy professor races through a (predetermined?) action plot
David Wallace-Wells charts a path for life in the wake of global warming.
Emily Bernard’s essays insist that no conversation is about race alone.
Behind the man’s life’s work is a broken-hearted child.
The psychologist’s new project makes explicit the moral imperative that has animated her work for decades.
Sunita Puri’s memoir models the kind of compassion and wisdom she brings to her patients.
Linn Marie Tonstad summarizes a far more interesting conversation about sex and gender than the one I grew up with.
F. S. Naiden's biography weaves Alexander's religious proclivities into his well-known martial exploits.
People already engaged in conversations about racial justice may find Ibram Kendi's analysis surprising.
In Patrick Coleman’s novel, people hurt others with drugs, dollars, and/or Jesus.
The answer, says Leah Schade, is about dialogue as much as any single sermon.
What holds the world together, Eric Klinenberg believes, is social infrastructure.