May 2012

May 31, 2012

What Is It With Women and Shoes? Rachelle Bergstein’s Women from the Ankle Down

When I started researching my book, Women From the Ankle Down, back in 2008, I attended a “shoe party” hosted at a fantastic but prohibitively expensive store that soon became a casualty of the recession.

May 30, 2012

Marriage 20.0: 6 Tips for Marital Bliss in the Digital Age, by Melanie Gideon, Author of Wife 22

On the eve of her twentieth anniversary, the author of Wife 22 shares her secrets for keeping the marriage fires burning in the twenty-first century.

May 29, 2012

The Radical Approach Behind The Tools, by Phil Stutz and Barry Michels

The authors of The Tools: Transform Your Problems into Courage, Confidence, and Creativity, introduce their revolutionary approach to psychotherapy.

May 28, 2012

Back to Work: Bill Clinton's Three Steps to Employment Resuscitation

"I told President Obama I'm ready to fight alongside him until November," said former President Bill Clinton. Clinton's most recent book is an excellent source describing his current political views, and it addresses some pertinent questions about our government today.

May 27, 2012

A Singular Q&A with Railsea's author, China Mieville

Everyday eBook recently spoke with author China Mieville about his latest brilliantly imaginative novel, Railsea.

May 26, 2012

7 Fun Summer Reads for the Beach and Beyond: Part 1

Packing for summer – whether for weeks or just days, beach bound or lake bound – is all about packing as light as possible, and that goal extends to your reading material.

May 25, 2012

Liberty Defined: Insight Into Ron Paul's 2012 GOP Campaign

At this point, it's clear that the two candidates going forward to face off in the 2012 presidential election will be Mitt Romney and current President Barack Obama. But don't think Ron Paul will be left out of political headlines quite yet ...

May 24, 2012

Humanizing Hamilton's Killer: Henry W. Brands' The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr

Aaron Burr has gone down in history as the American villain: the man who killed the beloved Alexander Hamilton in a petty duel, and cost the country one of its founding fathers. Henry W. Brands' The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr paints a picture of a softer and more sympathetic Burr, a devoted father and early feminist who, with an ill-fated bullet, became the man America loved to hate.

May 23, 2012

3 Bad Habits Made Good (With Help from Jonah Lehrer’s Imagine)

Do you ever wonder what sparks creativity? Why is it that sometimes ideas just seem to flow like water? Or why is it that some people seem inherently capable of new ways of thinking? These are the questions Jonah Lehrer seeks to answer in Imagine: How Creativity Works. And in this pursuit, Lehrer presents three states of being that can lead to the best ideas.

May 22, 2012

12 Fateful Days in Chicago, by City of Scoundrels Author Gary Krist

The history of any large metropolis is a litany of conflict, punctuated by frequent periods of civil unrest, political dysfunction, and natural or manmade disaster. But few cities have ever been tested the way Chicago was in the chaotic summer of 1919.

May 21, 2012

The Timelessness of Cunning: Richard Mason's History of a Pleasure Seeker

If told the plot of History of a Pleasure Seeker, you'd more than likely figure it was a modern-day soap opera or the newest reality show rather than Richard Mason's latest novel set at the turn of the twentieth century.

May 20, 2012

Down the Rabbit Hole: A Q & A With Melanie Benjamin, Author of Alice I Have Been

Melanie Benjamin has done what very few authors are able to do -- take a little known piece of history and craft a fully developed, complex, and intriguing page-turner. Part love story, part literary mystery, Alice I Have Been leads us on an unforgettable journey.

May 19, 2012

S. J. Watson's Before I Go To Sleep: An Unforgettable Psychological Thriller

Do you remember your first kiss? Falling in love? Your proudest achievement? Of course you do. But Christine Lucas doesn't. In fact, she doesn't remember anything. Each day she wakes up terrified, not knowing who or where she is, not recognizing her husband, Ben. Each day she must relearn how she got to this damaged point

May 18, 2012

A Journey to 1930s Manhattan: Amor Towles' Rules of Civility

Towles' debut novel chronicles a heroine's ascent to the high life amid a whirl of Manhattan uptown, downtown, and everywhere in between.

May 17, 2012

A Handbook for Staying Human in a Digital Age: Nick Harkaway's Blind Giant

Welcome to the beginnings of a purely digital society. Will this brave new world of ours be heavenly or hellish? That's the question blogger and novelist Harkaway is here to answer.