The Complicated Comedy Career of Bill Cosby

Journalist Mark Whitaker formed an emotional connection to the comedy of Bill Cosby from a young age. Decades later, the result is "Cosby: His Life and Times," Whitaker's new biography of the influential comedian.

Famed Fashion Stylist Betty Halbreich on Shopping Sanely

For decades, Betty Halbreich has been the legendary 'personal shopper' at New York's Bergdorf Goodman, helping women - bold-face names and otherwise - to find a personal style that suits their bodies and soothes their anxieties.

Marlon James Imagines an Intimate Bob Marley

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.

Greta Gerwig’s Secret Shirt

Writer and actor Greta Gerwig shares her contribution to "Worn Stories": a story of falling in love, a soft shirt, and an inspirational secret

Jeffrey Kluger Thinks This Interview Is All About Him

Reality show stars are actually less narcissistic than convicted psychopathic murders, and other facts about the disorder from Jeffrey Kluger, author of "The Narcissist Next Door: Understanding the Monster in Your Family, Your Office, and Your Bed."

Poet Matthea Harvey and a Dreamy, Spinning One

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 Artifacts of California

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.