Writer Andrea Hoffmann tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro the story of Patience Ibrahim, a teenager captured and brutalized by Boko Haram. Ibrahim and Hoffmann co-authored the book A Gift from Darkness.
Pierce Brown's rip-roaring Romans-in-space series Red Rising seemed to come to a triumphant end with last year's Morning Star. But what was the cost of that triumph, and where will it lead?
Kamayan is the traditional Filipino way of eating — without utensils. But it's also a generous shared meal of time-honored colorful foods that creates camaraderie. And it's catching on in the U.S.
Contrary to what you might see on TV, homicide, assault and rapes have decreased in big cities since the 1970s. Patrick Sharkey attributes the change, in part, to something that happened in the '90s.
Take a pinch of Hitchcock, a bit of Gone Girl, stir in a mysterious author and you've got the recipe for something unusual: One of the rare debut novels to hit number one its first week on the market.
Fanning says the struggles her character faced on the police force in 1896 are still relevant to women in the workplace today — though at least today's women aren't stuck in restrictive corsets.
Winters in London can be damp and dreary, and it gets dark early. The "Lumiere London" light festival features more than 50 outdoor installations by artists from Europe and North America.
Denis Johnson finished his first story collection in 25 years just before he died. The pieces in it are stunning, dark, sometimes as bleak as anything he's ever written — but miraculous to read.
Family members said they hoped that the cause of his death would spark discussion about the power and danger of opioid drugs.
The Sundance Film Festival is underway in Park City, Utah, the first since the Harvey Weinstein story broke. This year's slate of films reflect vast cultural shifts across the country and the world.