De-institutionalization of mental patients was better than locking them away, but outpatient treatment has often been inadequate and underfunded. Now a new effort is being made to coax those experiencing mental problems into programs that gently support them and foster their reintegration into society.
Vice Magazine's newest fashion spread depicted models dressed like Virginia Woolf, Sylvia Plath, and others in the act of committing suicide. The photos were taken down after a public outcry.
Comedian Joan Rivers handcuffed herself to a shopping cart and compared Costco to "Nazi Germany" because the giant retailer refuses to carry her book.
A collection of the poetry that helped today's women to find their voices.
What is a memoir – and when and why did we go so crazy for the genre?
Family, race, and religion mingle in Lorrie Moore's incisive coming-of-age novel about a college girl disillusioned by what she sees of adult life.