Poet/Sociologist/Educator/Tweeter Eve Ewing talks about poetry, Afrofuturism, hip hop, and social media.
Cormac McCarthy’s novel “The Road” takes the prize for bleakest vision of a post-apocalyptic future. But at its emotional core is the bond between father and son.
In “Super Sad True Love Story,” Gary Shteyngart imagines a dystopian world that’s frighteningly familiar.
Two decades after David Foster Wallace’s "Infinite Jest" came out, his biographer D.T. Max argues it’s Wallace’s masterpiece — and an enduring classic.
Walt Whitman set out to invent a radically new form of poetry for a new nation. His book was first viewed as bizarre and obscene — one reviewer said that the author should be publicly...