On some level, every book is an act of translation. Kyoko Mori has spent her career as a writer looking back at her Japanese upbringing through the lens of her American life. And she understands that writers have very little control over how a reader will translate a story into their own context.
Rural communities have faced economic hardship and population decline. Chris Kukk and Sheri McGuire recently created the SEED Innovation Hub in Farmville, Virginia to spark rural entrepreneurship and bring innovative ideas to life.
Fifty years after the last atmospheric nuclear tests on American soil, radioactive elements remain in our food supply. Jim Kaste says the honey is especially hot.
Decisions about parenting–when to parent, whether to parent–have been in the news a lot lately.
What does William Faulkner and a cool pair of sneakers have in common? More than you might think.
This week, With Good Reason dives into the theater: Veterans re-entering civilian life, incarcerated women’s performance art about toilet paper, how the pandemic affected theaters, and a museum auditorium turned into a public programming TV set.
Here’s a full list of all the books recommended in our episode: Archana Pathak, Virginia Commonwealth University Annihilation of Caste by B.R. Ambedkar The Mistress of Spices by Chitra Banerjee …