Andrew Ladd Shares a snapshot of childhood in 1990s Scotland.
Andrew Ladd is the blog editor for Ploughshares. His work also has appeared in Apalachee Review, CICADA, Memoir Journal, Paper Darts, and The Rumpus, among others, and his first novel, What Ends (New Issues Press, January 2014), was the winner of the 2012 AWP Prize in the Novel. Follow Andrew on Twitter @agoodladd.
A new book about neuroscience says humans are nothing more than the connections between our brain cells. How does that change what it means to be a good man?
Steven Pinker’s new book argues that our culture has become less violent. Andrew Ladd wonders what other evils that decline might hide.
A light-hearted new book by Damon Young and Panama Jackson about dating that suggests the debate about being a good man has become too intellectual.
Andrew Ladd reviews a new book about surfing, and wonders what it can teach us about being a good man.
Sometimes living a ‘green’ lifestyle can seem difficult if not impossible. Andrew Ladd reviews three recent books that try to figure out why.
If you didn’t watch the Women’s World Cup final last month, you missed out on more than a great match. Andrew Ladd reviews three books that explain how soccer can save society.
Prizewinning author Oscar Hijuelos talks to Andrew Ladd about his new memoir, growing up in Harlem, and men’s struggle for identity.
Andrew Ladd reviews Robert Lipsyte’s An Accidental Sportswriter and considers the problem of homophobia in professional sports.
Andrew Ladd interviews Bruce Eric Kaplan (better known to readers of “The New Yorker” as BEK), who has a new book out.
They foretell the coming summer heat.
There’s a big difference between a bad relationship and an emotionally abusive one. Adam LaDolce explains.
Freezing young men’s sperm might remove worries about them fathering children in later life, but do we really want the state routinely meddling in conception?
Cabot O’Callaghan captures that moment when the tidal wave of life takes you under, and you surface, grateful to be alive.
THE INCREDIBLE HULK dream team of Pak & Cho drop THE TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #1 this fall!
Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James will probably resign with his hometown team, but as the city will tell you, nothing is guaranteed in the Cleveland.
What can we expect from anti-LGBT activists in post-Obergefell America?
I’m 6’4” and people tend to keep their stupid opinions to just words and nothing physical when I stand by my kids. If it was only that easy all the time.
Plan A Looks like The King of Kirtan, Singing For The Last 50 Years As If His Life Depended On It
“I have had a couple of mate who have suffered from depression, blokes that you think are bulletproof.”
Jody Gold believes that it’s time for organizations to invite and demand the brilliance of all of their people. It’s time to heal so we can be free.
Steven Berger shares a terrifying story — and a reminder of why we hug our children tight.