The fight over genre fiction -- genre busters like Michael Chabon, Richard Price and others talk about the writings that transcend genres.
A movement in the Japanese music underground surfaced in the 1990s to ask the same questions as avant-garde icon John Cage did in the 1950s.
There is no shortage of life-list books being published; we explore our obsession with these life-lists with some of their authors.
A study of the origins of the world's great religions reveals surprising ideas about God and how we define religion.
Muhammad Yunus won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 for micro-lending; now he plans to help the poorest of the poor through "social business."
Celebrate the 200th birthday of "Honest Abe" with a fresh look at the man, the myth and what he means today.
Matt Hern is a Canadian advocate for alternative education -- he explains why he thinks public education should be available to everyone, but not compulsory.
"The Chronicles of Narnia," Dungeons and Dragons, the secret behind "The Secret" and other alternative realities.
A music writer tries to get in touch with his inner Celine Dion fan -- what the experience taught him about musical taste.
Einstein once said 'science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind' -- a look at the science-religion debate.