• Some Things in Anthony Bourdain's Trip to Taipei Made No Sense

    Almost a decade after the episode aired, author Ed Lin still finds himself thinking about Bourdain's trip to Taiwan.



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    August, 1896: A Heat Wave Spawns a Crime Wave in Gilded Age New York

    When I decided to set my Gilded Age novel Hot Time during the real-life heat wave that ravaged New York City during August...