Book tip: "Before the Devil Fell," Neil Olson

BOOK TIP Before the Devil Fell Neil Olson A year or so ago, all of the crones in Salem gathered together at a massive "toil 'n' trouble" fest to see if they could for chrissake conjure someone to write a fresh take on New England witchcraft thriller. Out of the cauldron popped...

Network of podcasts offer a place women can go to be ‘understood, encouraged and uplifted’

As the CEO and founder of Matriarch Digital Media, Twila Dang has built a Twin Cities-based network of podcasts where women can be “understood, encouraged and uplifted.”

Most Americans hate winter. Here's what they're missing.

Clearing the snow in Myersville, Md., in 2018. (Washington Post photo by Ricky Carioti)

You can learn to feel just as vibrant and alive in the dark depths of January as you do on a spring morning, a midsummer's afternoon or a crisp autumn day.

Book tip: "The God Game" by Danny Tobey

Thriller imagines a predatory AI force taking over a computer game.

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A royal mess: Fiddling while the planet burns

Australia scorched by the most devastating wildfires ever, killing dozens of humans and a billion animals; glaciers melting 100 times faster than previously thought; Venice inundated by unimaginably high tidal floods; tornados of magnitudes never...

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Colin Jost — April 26 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $50

Tanya Tucker — May 24 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $45

Matchbox Twenty — July 26 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $61-$81

Patti LaBelle — May 3 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $19-$39

Toby Keith — Sept. 5 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $25-$85

Zac Brown Band — May 30 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $38.50-$106.50

David Sedaris — April 9 at Bushnell, Hartford; tickets on sale now; $36-$68

Jim Norton — April 3 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $37-$59