Journalism can do more than inform, it can uplift and enlighten. Here we present a tour of our best photos of 2019 and our top 10 favorite stories of the year.
What makes a story, a story? For Harry Bruinius, the Monitor’s New York bureau chief, it’s the moment a person’s life changes. He has long brought this approach to his reporting, covering issues of religion, race, and even gun violence.
Alix E. Harrow’s debut novel, YA adventure “The Ten Thousand Doors of January,” is a wonderful jaunt through space and time. It’s well worth the trip.
Her Three Pines mystery series, with Inspector Gamache, is a rare one that becomes more interesting the longer it goes on.
Tinged with love and sadness, Marjan Kamali’s new novel ‘The Stationery Shop’ is an ode to an Iran that no longer exists.
Set in Paris and the Ottoman Empire during World War I, Isabella Hammad's debut novel ‘The Parisian’ contemplates issues of longing and belonging.
It’s easy to see why Ward’s new novel has been called a 'Beloved' for the incarcerated generation, but there are also echoes of William Faulkner and Eudora Welty.
Arundhati Roy's first novel in two decades returns to the religious divisions polarizing India.
A formerly fabulous ad executive walks Manhattan on New Year’s Eve in 1984.
In this episode, FIXcast host Samantha Laine and Monitor staff Yvonne Zipp discuss education inequality—and the importance of that one person who can change everything.
Our new EqualEd section is all about giving voice to constituencies that often aren't heard. It's about making connections and helping those outside of education better understand barriers that can keep young people from reaching their full potential.
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