Meg Wolitzer didn't mean to write a novel of the #MeToo movement. But her latest, "The Female Persuasion," explores issues around power, sexual assault, feminism and how women relate.
By Joshua Barajas
This week, the NewsHour asked its staff for recommendations of music they’ve had to fight for against a chorus of detractors. Some chose maligned albums, dissed artists, and even whole genres that maybe don’t get enough respect.
By Joshua Barajas
Here are 10 suggestions for those looking for never-too-late reads. Maybe you’ll be convinced to finally read “Moby-Dick,” all 200,000 words of it.
By Alison Thoet
This year marks 100 years since the end of World War I, the first time women were directly involved in the war effort. A detailed estimate of women’s total efforts is hard to come by, but these books shed light…
These five Best Picture winners may not get all the love they deserve, compared to other go-to greats.
Marley Dias, a 13-year-old girl who has collected more than 11,000 books that showcase black female lead characters, can now add her own book to her list.
By Jennifer Hijazi
Feminist poetry is flourishing -- particularly for women of color.
Director Stanley Kubrick’s landmark space saga, “2001: A Space Odyssey,” turns 50 this year, remaining remarkably relevant and influential even 17 years after surpassing its titular year. Here are six movies Kubrick helped influence.
Children’s books can offer vital visibility and representation, as well as teach us to see experiences beyond our own.
By Michael Boulter
It may come as a surprise, but a recent report shows that some two-thirds of parents play video games with their children at least once a week.
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