A new study reveals uplifting emotional reactions when one listens to slow, sad music.
Allowing yourself to become totally engrossed in literature has many psychological benefits. It’s time to skip skimming and head for immersion.
Here are the contenders on the short list for the 2014 National Book Award.
Subtle unease builds in this short horror story by Ambrose Bierce about the great and ancient city of Carcosa.
A journey into gravel pits, archaeology and land use through an art frame.
Vampire stories allow us to explore issues of mortality.
There has been a lot of music inspired by or associated with the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, but perhaps none is as poignant or thought-provoking as William Basinski’s The Disintegration Loops.
Why gender studies should examine male television characters like Archie Bunker and Tony Soprano more closely.