Arts & Entertainment

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Books

What Is Lost When Youth Sports Are Treated Like Big Business?

In “Pee Wees: Confessions of a Hockey Parent”, Rich Cohen revisits the sport of his youth to find that everything has changed

Arts & Entertainment

George Saunders on the Vitality of Fiction in Increasingly Turbulent Times

The writer and MacArthur Genius fellow chats with InsideHook about the singular healing powers of a good story

Games

Writings By and About Former Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata Collected in New Book

"Ask Iwata: Words of Wisdom from Satoru Iwata, Nintendo's Legendary CEO" will be out later this year

Sports

To Understand David Stern, You Must First Understand His Maniacal Work Ethic

A year after the late NBA commissioner’s death, Pete Croatto charts the early days of his legendary tenure