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Fresh Air rock critic Ken Tucker says that one of the best books he's ever read about punk rock is a new memoir by Viv Albertine.
In the Australian chiller, a bogeyman announces himself in a rhyming, pop-up book on a 7-year-old's shelf. But the real horror is that the boy's mom, a grieving widow, is battling psychic demons.
Audie Cornish talks with Dr. Marva Robinson, a clinical psychologist who has been working with people in Ferguson, Mo., to help them recognize signs of psychological trauma and to deal with the trauma they've experienced.
A city in Sweden that has grown by a third in size with an influx of Arab immigrants is an example of the country's liberal immigration policies. But now those policies face political repercussions.
A widespread pattern of excessive force has been uncovered. The 18-month federal civil rights investigation also found police supervisors failed to document and investigate claims of brutality.
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks is finishing a run on her latest work, "Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1,2 & 3)" at The Public Theater in New York.