We speak with anthropologist Adrienne Kaeppler of the Smithsonian Institution about the Holophusicon, a pioneering 18th-century natural history museum.
A new book of letters by Kurt Vonnegut shows his verbal wit, warmth toward his children, and anger at having his books pulled from a school curriculum.
Poets, playwrights, novelists and short story writers put their words on stage at Fourth Street.
Gene Coyle, IU professor and spy novelist, talks with Adam Schwartz on the art of the spy novel and recommends some of his favorites in the genre.
Christopher Coake's debut novel "You Came Back" is a bona fide ghost story channeled through the experience of grief.
A new book by historian Eric Sandweiss reveals the man behind the camera.
Everyday life in Bloomington in the 1850s was a drama of scarce water and free-range pigs. The allure for prospective entrepreneurs was not obvious.
"The shorter the story is, the more is at stake with every single word, every single image that you choose, and there’s really no room to take a breather."
"We do not know what the century holds, because it’s never been younger and more urban. What we need to encourage in young people is innovation."
An interview with the director of a new documentary film about Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem, whose stories inspired the Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof.