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Music journalist Charles R. Cross shares one of his favorite forgotten bands: The Sonics.

Charles R. Cross: This...More

Constitution

When author Laurie Halse Anderson learned founding father Benjamin Franklin was a slave owner, she felt sick.

"It nauseated...More

The Strange Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst

Poet Billy Collins bookmarks "The Strange Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst."More

Friendship

Anthropologist Nina Jablonski believes we could reduce implicit bias in the future by teaching children about the evolutionary origins...More

Asumaya

Our musical guest for this hour, Asumaya, talks about how one person can play the music of a full band. Alongside some performances, he...More

Audience at Love+Evolution

We're asking listeners to show us what brings love into their lives. Share yours on Instagram by tagging it #TTBOOK.More

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Michael Rohrbaugh's short film “American Male” portrays the pitfalls of hyper-masculinity with a punch.More

Zoe Quinn

An impromptu guide from one of our guests on how to properly secure your online life.More

Kameel Stanley and Tim Lloyd of "We Live Here"

Two St. Louis podcasters take the conversation about race to a national level. More

soda

How popular conspiracy theories in the black community find their roots in abuses that actually happened.More

You've probably seen Jesse Eisenberg in films like "The Social Network," "The Squid and the Whale" and "The End of the Tour." But have you read his fiction debut?More

Snake head with red eye

David Pizzaro explains how disgust shapes our moral reasoning.More

headphones

Why we must take care in eschewing analog imperfection in pursuit of more perfect digital sound.More

BookMarks

Novelist Richard Powers bookmarks "Objects and Empathy" by Arthur Saltzman.More

Young Fresh Fellows

Charles R. Cross on the Young Fresh Fellows album “The Fabulous Sounds of the Pacific Northwest.”More

The Fencing Master

Nick Bantock bookmarks "The Fencing Master" by Arturo Perez-Reverte.More

Corporate Quotas

Talking about diversity is not always easy, but poet and writer Sofia Samatar believes it's crucial. She believes institutions should focus less on meeting quotas, and instead foster open and nuanced conversations about difference.More

lightning

Ancient humans lived as hunter-gatherers, with animistic religions. So why did people start to believe in Big Gods?More

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