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An excerpt from "Perilous Bounty: The Looming Collapse of American Farming and How We Can Prevent It."
Microbiologist Rita Colwell, the first female director of the National Science Foundation, talks about her experiences facing sexism in the world of science.
In her new book, “Caste,” Pulitzer-Prize-winning writer Isabel Wilkerson compares America to an “old house” where “the work is never done, and you don’t expect it to be.”
Author Tom Gryta explains how General Electric's place in the economy fell so quickly.
A family business that's endured for five generations figures out new ways to stay relevant.
Author Marcia Chatelain examines the fast-food chain's relationship with its Black franchisees and consumers.
Author Jia Lynn Yang describes how a law meant to maintain the country's white racial majority led to more diversity.
Author Matt Alt describes how Japan's pop culture, and its superfans, shaped sensibilities the world over.
Cody Cassidy, author of "Who Ate the First Oyster?" said the inventor of soap had no idea about its life-saving potential.