Arts | Books | Nation | EntertainmentNPR | April 7, 2016 7:47 a.m.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to writer Ta-Nehisi Coates about his new series of Black Panther comics that explore the character of an African-prince-turned-superhero.
Jim Harrison wrote more than three dozen books, including the novels Dalva and True North, the novella Legends of the Fall, and many collections of poetry. He died Saturday in Patagonia, Ariz.
Books | Business | Nation | EntertainmentNPR | Jan. 27, 2016 12:39 p.m.
At Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse in Philadelphia, owner Ariell Johnson says diversity isn't just an afterthought. She tells NPR's Michel Martin that new faces keep the heroics interesting.
This week, Pope Francis set the Twitterverse on fire.
Photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier is the third generation of her family to grow up in Braddock, Pa. For years, she says, African-American contributions to the town have been "overlooked and ignored."
NPR's Marc Silver lost his mother-in-law in 2005. But she remains a presence at family meals this Jewish holiday season, through his dogged trial-and-error attempts to re-create her favorite treats.
The new musical about the U.S.'s Founding Fathers — set to a mostly hip-hop score — that everyone's been talking about for months and months finally opens officially on Broadway Thursday night.
Arts | Books | Nation | EntertainmentNPR | July 30, 2015 9:24 a.m.
Agloe, N.Y., is not a town in the real sense. The fictitious town is among a number of map traps that inspired novelist John Green to write his book and now movie, Paper Towns.
A large blueberry harvest means low prices for consumers, but could spell trouble for farmers.