Humorist Simon Rich has written stories, novels, and some of the funniest stuff in The New Yorker and on Saturday Night Live. He reads an excerpt from his new collection, "Spoiled Brats."
Actor, writer, and comedy-creator Bob Odenkirk is known for his work on the groundbreaking series "Breaking Bad" and "Mr Show." This week, he releases a collection of humor writing entitled "A Load of Hooey." In this excerpt, he explains the secret to a ripped six-pack: unending anxiety.
Novelist Sigrid Nunez's latest book is "Sempre Susan," a biography of the late writer, critic, and activist Susan Sontag.
Jamaican-born writer Marlon James' novel, "A Brief History of Seven Killings," follows fictional characters who get involved in a real historical event: the 1976 attempted shooting of Bob Marley.
Writer and actor Greta Gerwig shares her contribution to "Worn Stories": a story of falling in love, a soft shirt, and an inspirational secret
Matthea Harvey has books for children, but her playful, political poetry is for adults. She shares a selection from her newest collection, "If the Tabloids are True What Are You?"
Edan Lepucki's novel "California" centers on a couple who have fled a dystopic near-future Los Angeles. The author gives us a list of other art that captures the essence of her home state in all its darkly sunny weirdness.
Country singer-songwriter Otis Gibbs hosts a podcast where he interviews fellow musicians about their stories. For us, he shares one of his own.
Archaeologist, author, and real-life ghost-hunter Richard Senate has chronicled the spectral stories of the Western United States.