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Arts Nov 105 memoirs about family you need to read, from Amy Tan
Amy Tan often explores the fraught relationship between mothers and daughters in her writing, including in her new memoir. Here are 5 other memoirs about family that she recommends.
Arts Nov 095 women allege sexual misconduct by Louis C.K., New York Times reports
Two female comedians told the paper he invited them up to his hotel room to celebrate after a comedy festival in 2002 and then proceeded to masturbate in front of them.
Arts Nov 09The Museum of the Bible references Islam twice, and other things we learned on our tour
Among the artifacts displayed at the museum are fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls, which experts warned last month may be fake.
Poetry Nov 06Bukowski’s poems were mangled by editors after his death. Now you can read his originals
A new book faithfully reproduces Bukowski's poems as he actually wrote them, before they were revised with a heavy hand.
Poetry Oct 30This poet wants us to unlearn the words, ‘Sorry to be a woman’
Watch women read these powerful lines of poetry from McKayla Robbin's collection "we carry the sky."…
Arts Oct 27Why Tom Hanks posts photos of lost things on his Twitter feed
"You know, a lost glove looking for its mate, isn’t that just the way of the world?" Hanks said. "Aren’t we all just lost gloves?"…
Arts Oct 25Fats Domino, New Orleans legend who brought the ‘thrill’ to rock ‘n’ roll, dies at 89
Fats Domino, who recorded the beloved hits “Ain’t That a Shame,” “Blueberry Hill,” and “Blue Monday," outsold every 1950s rock ‘n’ roll star except Elvis Presley.
Arts Oct 24Inside Nollywood, the booming film industry that makes 1,500 movies a year
Nollywood is now the world’s second largest film industry in terms of number of films produced. Here's how it happened.
Arts Oct 23What Tom Hanks has to say about the Weinstein scandal
"The dam has burst here in a big way, and it is not just the halls of places like Harvey Weinstein’s office," he said.
Politics Oct 23WATCH: President Trump awards Medal of Honor to Vietnam War veteran
President Donald Trump will award the Medal of Honor on Monday to a Vietnam War veteran from Alabama who risked his life on multiple occasions while serving as a medic.