Christopher Quinn’s documentary makes a persuasive, far-ranging case against factory farming.
Mr. Foer’s story of loss, pain and regret is his best and most caustic novel, but is undercut by a cloying winsomeness.
Writers, politicians and comedians will give interviews at the 17th Annual New Yorker Festival.
The Brooklyn Public Library has announced its first official cultural season, which also features Patti Smith and Medea Benjamin.
The fast-food chain has enlisted prominent writers like Toni Morrison, Judd Apatow and George Saunders to write essays and notes for its cups and bags.