Culture

Jhené Aiko's surprise album 'Trip' is sure to make you cry

The California native dropped an emotion-filled album on Friday....

When the dragon ate the sun: how ancient peoples interpreted solar eclipses

In an eclipse, the sun abandons the world. Here’s what the ancient world thought that meant....

25 Books We're Reading This Summer

A collection of titles recommended by The Atlantic’s editors and writers...

Stephen King's 'The Dark Tower' is finally a movie. What took so long?

'The Dark Tower' is finally a movie, after more twists than a Stephen King novel....

Winter is coming. So is an HBO show based on an African fantasy novel, with George R. R. Martin’s help

'Who Fears Death,' a 2010 novel by U.S.-Nigerian Nnedi Okorafor, is a post-apocalyptic account of a genocide in Africa....