The new documentary by filmmaker Ceyda Torun focuses on seven cats as they make their way around the Turkish capital. Critic John Powers calls Kedi a "pleasurable refuge from our daily cares."
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Margaret Drabble's new novel follows a 70-something woman as she travels around England for her job — working with old age homes — and grumbling about how sad, funny and genuinely absurd aging is.
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The Texas legislature is considering a bill that bans transgender people from using bathrooms that align with their gender identities.
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The musician and multimedia artist has created an immersive experience designed to make people aware of their implicit biases. It's called "The Institute Presents: NEUROSOCIETY."
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Calls for a boycott are not new for Adele. And now, embroiled in the politics of both left and right, she will likely think longingly back to her first, uncomplicated boycott — about her tea-making.
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Baldwin "gave me very early on the instruments I needed to ... deconstruct the world around me," Peck says. His documentary, I Am Not Your Negro, chronicles the life of the civil rights era writer.
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Television shows don't have to be good or smart to tell you something about the culture that spawns them, and you might be surprised how much The Bachelor has to say about power.
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Bill Hayes was Sacks' partner during the renowned author and neurologist's last years, and Insomniac City is a charming, intimate portrait of their relationship, full of sweet, unguarded moments.
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Sure, it's Valentine's Day — the day we set aside for flowers, chocolates, wine and declarations of love. But love is more than one day, so here are three romances you can enjoy any time of year.
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No snark or anti-commercialism rantings here, just a dose of simple sweetness. Readers share stories and photos — and an NPR artist re-creates a couple of valentines that live on only in memories.
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From the time of the Aztecs, chocolate has been seen as an aphrodisiac. (Casanova certainly thought so.) But it took many centuries for it to become the taste of the love holiday.
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As Melissa Block's "Our Land" road trip takes her to Mississippi, she visits William Faulkner's home: Rowan Oak, in Oxford, Miss. With curator William Griffith, they talk about Faulkner's running theme of the South in conflict with itself.
Consumers have grown accustomed to the idea of online retailers collecting information about them, but author Joseph Turow says that now physical stores are doing it too.
Photographer Burhan Ozbilici's image of the killing of Russia's ambassador to Turkey was described by one jury member as the "face of hatred." Jurors have made it clear that it was a heated debate.
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Author Neil Gaiman first encountered the Norse gods in the pages of old Marvel Comics reprints, when he was 6 years old. Now, he's written his own versions of these ancient tales of gods and monsters.
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Some breeders vie to grow ever more mouth-burning peppers. The guy behind the Habanada had a different goal: a habanero with no heat all. The aromatic, melon-like result is winning over top chefs.
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Have you ever struggled with how to be there for a friend in pain? If so, you're not alone. Illustrator Emily McDowell says her new book is a "guide for how to show up ... after you've sent the card."
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Since the legendary singer began his career in the 1960s, he won Grammys in the jazz, pop and R&B categories. Just one clue that Jarreau, who died Sunday, was impossible to categorize.
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In The Flame in the Flood, you play as a young girl surviving in a post-apocalyptic landscape, floating down a river on an improvised raft, with nothing but your wits and your faithful dog beside you.
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Monday's the day to celebrate the best unofficial holiday made just for women: Galentine's Day. And for that, we thank our lady of Parks and Recreation, Leslie Knope.
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