Björk Comes to the Classroom

By Katie Moore

An app-album becomes an educational tool to explore creativity, music, and science.

Book Review: Gnarr - How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World

By Katie Moore

The story of Reykjavik's unconventional anarchist punk mayor.

Video Premiere: Paul Thorn's Tribute to Jackson Browne

special to Utne Reader

Utne Reader is proud to premiere the video of Paul Thorn's cover of Jackson Browne's "Doctor My Eyes" from the new album Looking Into You: A Tribute to Jackson Browne.

Book Review: The Divide - American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap

By Katie Moore

In journalist Matt Taibbi's latest book, The Divide, readers are lead through a justice system which is full of injustices.


Film Review: Spent - Looking For Change

By Katie Moore

New doc takes a closer look at the people who fall outside the traditional banking system and use services like payday lenders and title loans.

Book Review: Dear Sister

By Ashley Houk

Lisa Factora-Borchers has complied a guide to healing in "Dear Sister."

Book Review: Men Explain Things to Me

By Katie Moore

In Rebecca Solnit’s latest book, seven essays lead us through what it means when half of the world’s population is silenced, ignored, and debased.

The Lost Art of Doing Nothing

By Christian Williams

What are we missing out on when we use our smart phones to pass idle time?