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Earthsea Continues

One of Ursula K. Le Guin’s digital-only stories will be published for the first time in a 50th anniversary omnibus edition of The Tales of Earthsea. The post Earthsea Continues appeared first on The Millions.

New Album "Trans Day of Revenge" Is Pure Political Punk

Emma May Olympia-based punk band G.L.O.S.S.’s new EP, Trans Day of Revenge, calls for nothing short of revolution. On five punch-packing tracks, G.L.O.S.S. (whose name stands for Girls Living Outside Society’s Shit) sings about seeking liberation—and they refuse to sugarcoat their politics. G.L.O.S.S. Show More Summary

Saratoga WarHorse... Saving the Lives of Our Veterans

Photo Courtesy of Saratoga WarHorse Since the publication of my bookRIDING HOME ~ The Power of Horses to HealI have discovered many remarkable programs that utilize horses to heal a number of varied emotional wounds of men woman and children. Show More Summary

Great Job, Internet!: Read This: Jon Ronson on the rise of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

In 1999, before the prospect of a Trump presidency had even been joked about on The Simpsons, Welsh journalist Jon Ronson and Texas conspiracy theorist and talk show host Alex Jones embarked upon a strange and memorable adventure. Together,...Show More Summary

Read, Watch, Binge

As a part of their Read, Watch, Binge! summer series, NPR recommends TV series, movies, books, and more based on 60 of their readers favorite books. If you’re looking for more books, check out our Great Second-Half Fiction Preview. The post Read, Watch, Binge appeared first on The Millions.

It’s All In Your Head: The Dangers of Disbelieving Female Pain

Caroline Reilly Photo by Daniele Oberti (Creative Commons) We explored this topic—in part—because a Bitch reader asked us to look into it. Got a question about feminism and pop culture that you want answered, too? Tell us!    As I was...Show More Summary

Roald Dahl’s Twisted, Overlooked Stories for Adults

I first encountered the work of Roald Dahl in third grade, by playing a character in a classroom adaptation of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” Not long after that, I read “James and the Giant Peach.” I was not a child who particularly...Show More Summary

Say My Name

“A name serves as a gateway to knowing someone, and usually the person with the aberrant name must create the opportunities. One way is to change her name.” S. Isabel Choi writes on why she chose to go by Isabel in high school. Pair with a piece on growing up with a Paraguayan name in […] The post Say My Name appeared first on The Millions.

San Francisco Art Exhibit "The Black Woman is God" turns the historic devaluation of Black women on its head.

Art Sheila Bapat "Transmission" by Nicole Dixon This moment is fraught. Racial strife overwhelms the heart. In this moment, bearing witness to transformative art is a way to open our minds, strengthen our souls, and move us forward toward racial justice. Show More Summary

Everything Takes Longer than You Expect: The Millions Interviews Hannah Gersen:

Writing is gratifying on a daily basis. If I didn’t love doing it, I would have stopped a long time ago. The post Everything Takes Longer than You Expect: The Millions Interviews Hannah Gersen: appeared first on The Millions.

Brexit Blues

Recommended Reading: Jen Calleja offers a reading list to soothe your Brexit blues at The Quietus. “Like many people, I went through the five stages of Brexit – ‘oh well’, manic laughter, crying, rage, existential despair – in one day, and in the days that followed felt numb, nauseous, in doubt. But now it’s time […] The post Brexit Blues appeared first on The Millions.

Black Lives Matter

Following the recent violence in the U.S., the editors at n+1 offer resources and articles from the archives. You could also read yesterday’s article asking what political writing is or Michael Bourne’s review of Nancy Isenberg’s White Trash. The post Black Lives Matter appeared first on The Millions.

By the Book: Megan Abbott: By the Book

The author, most recently, of “You Will Know Me” keeps a copy of “How to Protect Yourself Against Psychic Attack” on her shelves. “Those who know me well probably wouldn’t be surprised.”

Fiction: Dave Eggers’s New Novel Follows a Family Into the Alaskan Wild

In Dave Eggers’s “Heroes of the Frontier,” a single mother imagining a new life takes her kids on the lam in Alaska.

Dead People by Morgan Meis and Stefany Anne Goldberg

Nathaniel Popkin reviews Dead People by Morgan Meis and Stefany Anne Goldberg.

Silly Little Show-Biz Book Club: Little Girl Blue explores the life and legacy of Karen Carpenter

Silly Little Show-Biz Book Club is Nathan Rabin’s ongoing exploration of books involving show business, with a special emphasis on the very bad and the very sleazy. Why are we so fascinated by the sad life and even sadder death of Karen...Show More Summary

Carolyn See's California, as told to Barbara Isenberg

The celebrated writer and teacher Carolyn See, who died in Santa Monica last week at 82, was born in Los Angeles and never really left home. She described raw silk as the flannel of the desert, and wrote evocatively of her home state in nearly all her books. For her, California was the repository...

Special Ed for Kids

Learning My Way I’m a Winner Swenson and Kunz 1986 This is part of series on helping children cope with social situations, friendship and other minefields of life. This book walks children through the diagnosis and treatment of learning disabilities. In this kid’s case, ADHD. I get the intention of these books, but I am […]

High Exposure: Brendan Leonard on "Sixty Meters to Anywhere"

Brendan Leonard answers a few questions about his arresting new memoir of drinking, quitting, climbing, and the lure of stepping to "the very edge of catastrophe."

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