In his new book "Dangerous Rhythms: Jazz and the Underworld," T.J. English examines how racial politics and some of the 20th century's greatest criminals were essential to the evolution of American Jazz.
Novelist Francesca Lia Block's latest book House Of Hearts ventures to California's Salton Sea, following a young woman on a quest to solve a loved one's disappearance. In the process, she embarks on her own journey of unexpected self-discovery.
Puff puff pass and press play on these tracks. High Times Editor in Chief Ellen Holland shares her writing-focused playlist, a set of African and reggae beats plus cool instrumentals that helped form the working soundtrack for her book Weed: A Connoisseur's Guide to Cannabis.
Pat Fenton's new book SEARCHING FOR HARRY CHAPIN'S AMERICA honors the singer-songwriter's golden legacy of transporting audiences through evocative ballads.
Yearning for those we lost, past and present, defines Erica Heller's ONE LAST LUNCH and Joanna Acevedo's UNSAID THINGS in unique ways.
The Japanese Breakfast frontwoman's first memoir is a tribute to her late mother and a fascinating exploration of accepting Korean-American identity.