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Issues

Empathy Reading: 9 of the Best Novels About Suicide

The tremendous success of the book and Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” has shown us that there’s a hunger for literary explorations of suicide. Perhaps this is because the world grows more compl

Culture

‘Thirteen Reasons Why’ Moves Ahead with Selena Gomez to Star

The forthcoming adaptation of Jay Asher’s novel Thirteen Reasons Why is gaining momentum with Selena Gomez attached.

News

Memoir in a Melody: The Suicide Pact and Bum Rap of ‘Gloomy Sunday’

Gloomy Sunday, or the Hungarian Suicide Song, is infamous for causing a rash of suicides to break out among whoever listens to it. But how much truth lives in this myth?

Interviews

The Invisible Front: What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About War

Yochi Dreazen, author of the Invisible Front, spoke to Signature about the stigma against mental illness in the military, the toll PTSD is taking on our troops, and the unspoken epidemic of suicide in the army.

Interviews

Meg Wolitzer on Sylvia Plath: A Q&A with the Belzhar Author

We caught up with Meg to talk about the inspiration behind Belzhar, Sylvia Plath, and the difference between writing adult and young adult fiction.