In the 1979 cult classic The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh, a down-on-their-luck basketball team called the Pittsburgh Pythons is desperate for a change of fortune. They lose constantly, despite being led by the legendary Julius “Dr. J” Erving, and in a strange twist they turn to an astrologer (Stockard Channing) for help…
Dos Passos’s epic trilogy still indelibly captures the United States in a moment of centrifugal chaos
Robinson’s “baggy monster” of a novel offers a daring and kaleidoscopic view of how humanity might actually grapple with impending climate catastrophe.
The question, Milanich argues, is not “Who is the father?” but rather, “Who do we want him to be?”
Fahrenthold’s new book reveals a complex story of global migration and shifting identities and allegiances, as both the Middle East and Latin America were transformed.
A feminist magazine attempts to bury a critical review of an opportunistic, racist, brownface novel. Writer Myriam Gurba tells the story.
Alistair Horne’s book reminds us that political violence thrives on the exclusion of moderates — to everyone’s detriment.
In Monique Quintana’s novella, Death itself feels like a character, always lingering around or communicating with the living.