'Tis not only the season of shopping and shortbread. It's also the season of cinema. After Thanksgiving, the holiday movie season begins in earnest. To get you geared up for what films may come, here’s an interview with the legendary film critic Roger Ebert about what makes a great movie.
With Palestinian/Israeli conflict so much on our minds, we're looking for stories about what life is like in the region. Palestinian lawyer Raja Shehadeh wrote a memoir called "Strangers in the House: Coming of Age in Occupied Palestine."
Tom Wolfe is back on the bestseller list with his new novel “Back to Blood.” In this NEW and EXTENDED interview, Wolfe talks about everything from Miami to critiquing of modern fiction to the contemporary art world.
With “Hallucinations,” Oliver Sacks has written one of his most personal books. In this NEW and EXTENDED interview, Sacks talks about his history with hallucinogens, as well as ecstatic experiences induced by temporal lobe epilepsy.