Two friends test their ethical and spiritual mettle by raising and slaughtering a brood of pigs.
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, the legislature, and emergency managers rely on skimpy public records laws to escape public scrutiny.
The poet Charles Simić is the ultimate ideological skeptic, distrustful of left and right, of history itself.
Europe must accept that post-nationalism, by nature, is porous at its borders.
Philosopher Giorgio Agamben grapples with a humanity that has no work it must do.
Symbiosis, not just gradual change, may lie at the heart of how evolution works.
Martha Nussbaum argues that political emotion is the key to the good society.
New books from Juan Felipe Herrera, Caroline Knox, Susie Timmons, and more.
What do Joy Division and German far-left revolutionaries have in common?
Poetry from Claudia Rankine, Mark Doty, Les Murray, Sarah Howe, and more.