Childhood memories that have been buried, but never forgotten: that's the territory of "Ocean at the End of the Lane" by Neil Gaiman.
June 18, 2013
Maurice Sendak's imaginative children's books, honored on Monday with a Google doodle, let children go 'where the wild things are.'
June 11, 2013
Scientists have found an explanation for the periods of extreme cold described in the writings of Irish monks: volcanic eruptions, some very far away.
June 10, 2013
Polar cities in Alaska to house millions of climate refugees from the Lower 48? That's too far-fetched to even consider. But in a cli-fi novel, anything can happen. Get ready.
June 6, 2013
Journalist Anna Badkhen chronicles daily life across four seasons spent in a tiny village in Afghanistan renowned for traditional weaving.
June 2, 2013
Alaska poet Joan Naviyuk Kane has secured enough funds, via an online crowdsourcing campaign, to visit and document the remote ghost village of Ukivok on Western Alaska's King Island this summer.
May 29, 2013
“We Need New Names” is narrated by Darling, a 10-year-old living in a Zimbabwean township called Paradise, who cuts a narrative path through the ruin of early 21st-century Zimbabwe with the characteristic briskness of a child.
May 28, 2013
In his latest book, bestselling food author Michael Pollan uses the four elements -- fire, water, air, and earth -- to explore the art and practice of cooking.
May 28, 2013