He made us feel better.
Lepore talks about presidential deceit, why women are often forgotten by history, and the “epistemological crisis” of our era.
Hersh talks about his career as an investigative reporter, the fate of online media, and feeble responses to Trump.
Adichie speaks on the meaning of blackness, sexism in Nigeria, and whether the current feminist movement leaves out black women.
The American philosopher Martha Nussbaum’s new book, The Monarchy of Fear, examines the politics of primal fear in the 2016 election.
The Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek is famous for his provocative takes, but how should we understand his basic ideas?
An interview with author Jordy Rosenberg about his new novel, Confessions of the Fox.
An interview with Arif Anwar, whose debut novel covers sixty years of Bengali history in five love stories.
Dean on the obstacles women face in being taken seriously as intellectuals, feminist infighting, and the importance of being an outsider.
Reich talks justice for Wall Street malfeasance, the importance of faith-based communities, the threat of demagoguery, and finding hope in today's youth.