Lee won the Pulitzer Prize for the novel that was published in 1960 and didn't publish another book for more than 50 years afterward. She avoided the spotlight her entire life. She was 89.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer died in her hometown of Monroeville, Ala. Published in 1960, To Kill A Mockingbird has sold tens of millions of copies and been translated into dozens of languages.
On this week's show, the Coen Brothers' 17th feature, the appeal of tales of filmmaking and other creative pursuits, and what's making us happy this week.
Matteo Renzi was visiting Argentina and thought he would read a poem by the country's most famous literary icon. He thought wrong: The poem he picked was emphatically not by Jorge Luis Borges.
Donald and Kiefer Sutherland appear together in a Western with little to offer beyond the usual formulas.
This Colombian nominee for the Oscar for best foreign-language film is loosely based on the journals of two real explorers and creates a story in which they spend decades seeking a sacred plant.
Half a drama about religious hysteria and half a horror film about isolation, The Witch follows a family struggling to identify the source of an evil that seems to plague them.
On its surface, the play sounds pretty ordinary: A young woman and her boyfriend have her family over for Thanksgiving dinner. Then things start to get weird.
The Daily Show host grew up biracial in South Africa; his mother was jailed for having a relationship with his father. But she always turned to humor before anger, Noah says — a trait he's inherited.
30 Rock's Liz Lemon. Who's her boss? In this final round, we name fictional employees and ask for the boss best associated with that characters.
We head to the mall with nothing but a debit card and a thesaurus. We read clues in which the name of a popular retailer is replaced with a synonym and asked our contestants for the real store name.
Shampoo, Wes Anderson and orange juice-- what do these things all have in common? Jonathan Coulton sings Jim Croce's "Time in a Bottle" with clues about stuff you find in bottles.
We attempt to make visual art radio-friendly in our VIP game. VIP Adrian Tomine and special guest Yo La Tengo's James McNew guess classic albums based on Ophira and Jonathan's descriptions.
The 2010 remake of Clash of the Titans wasn't that memorable, save for Liam Neeson's line, "Release the Kraken!" Contestants answer with phrases that start with the "cr" sound as Zeus himself.
Order in the court! In this game, we describe fictional Supreme Court cases that are actually the titles of movies, TV shows, and other things with the word "versus" in them.
The winning image, taken by Australian photographer Warren Richardson, shows a man passing a baby through a razor-wire fence at the Hungarian-Serbian border.
Veteran reporter Fiona Barton brings a journalist's eye to her fiction debut, the story of a woman thrust into the spotlight after her husband — accused of a terrible crime — dies in an accident.
Here are five food blogs that take the cake on exploring food, culture, and identity.
Ruth Goodman — advisor to BBC productions like Wolf Hall — digs deep into the everyday life of Tudor England in her new book. Surprisingly, Elizabethan hygiene isn't as bad as you might think.
This dramatic home — which you might recognize from The Big Lebowski — clings to the side of a canyon above Los Angeles. It's being given to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.