Friday, March 13, 2015
The Takeaway explores masculine identity in the age of feminism, we get the true story about Julius Caesar's death, and we explore a long lost book of fairy tales.
Sunday, March 08, 2015
This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the first US combat troops landing in Vietnam. In the United States, we tend to view Vietnam almost exclusively through the lens of the American war there. So here’s something different, a debut novel from poet Quan Barry. It’s the story of a little girl who can hear ghosts. Her name is Rabbit, and she’s born at the height of the Vietnam War, on the night of a full moon, in her mother’s grave.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
An orphaned Afghan soldier is the protagonist of Elliot Ackerman's new novel, "Green on Blue."
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
The Takeaway looks at the departures of Brian Williams and Jon Stewart, the return of Harper Lee, and what beauty means to the blind.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter talks about the magazine's best writing and most illustrious writers... from the 20th century.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
The Takeaway explores a possible presidential run for Mitt Romeny, we have the details on the 2015 Oscar nominations, and we explain why the dictionary is going online-only.