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That which doesn't kill you can make you stronger, and funnier, too. This hilarious and horrifying tell-all leaves no shudder-inducing tale untold.

"Unless a film of flesh envelops us, we die. Man exists only insofar as he is separated from his surroundings. The cranium is a space-traveler's helmet."

Less than 20 years ago, a comprehensive book on cryptography minimized the impact of an important cryptanalyst, while deifying her husband.

A short and true story of cascading circumstances, cause and effect, and the adventures that followed.

Two letters written by a young woman in 1939, just days apart, to a man more than 100 miles away, let us look into their lives and an urgent mystery.

Children's books with enchanting artwork and whimsical titles have life lessons for grown ups, too.

If you put on an album you've never heard before, maybe check the song list before getting into the shower.

In Elizabeth Gilbert's book, Big Magic, she talks about ideas as separate beings that float around like dandelion spores, looking for a place to germinate, grow and manifest into something great.

I waited 40 years to watch the sequel to The Post but all I got was tedious clerical tasks, anachronistic office furniture, and more Nixon.

My niece is taking a Women's Study class in high school and asked me if I'd answer 7 questions about equality and feminism...

This is a tabula recta. It's for cryptography, specifically, the polyalphabetic Vigenère cipher, aka le chiffre indéchiffrable.