Daniel Jones, the editor of the New York Times “ Modern Love” column, offers his observations on relationships in Love Illuminated: Exploring Life’s Most Mystifying Subject—With the Help of 50,000 Strangers. He is joined by Sara Eckel, author of It’s Not You: 27 (Wrong) Reasons You’re Single.
In A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran, the hikers recount the deception that lured them into Iran in the first place and the psychological torment of interrogation and solitary confinement.
In The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words 1000 BC-1492 AD—the first of two volumes chronicling the 3,000-year history of the Jewish people—the historian follows the Jews from their start as a unified people to their expulsion from Spain.
In Conversation with Judith Shulevitz
In Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever’s Search for the Truth about Everything, the bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed offers a profound reflection on science, religion, and the human condition.
The Atlantic’s James Fallows and his wife Deborah discuss what they’ve learned on their “American Futures” project of exploring America’s heartland by small plane and touring smaller cities to find stories of business, political, and cultural recovery.
In Conversation with Franklin Foer and David Brooks
In This Town, the chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine offers insight into Washington’s nexus of big politics, big money, big media, and big vanity on the occasion of the paperback release of the #1 New York Times bestseller.
Slate’s Emily Yoffe, author of the advice column, “Dear Prudence,” joins Laura Helmuth, Slate’s science and health editor, for a pre-Mother’s Day conversation about relationships with our mothers