Let Me Say I Love You: The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy

When Rachel Joyce published her quirky and endearing debut novel, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, in 2012, her readers fell in love, not only with Harold but with the barely glimpsed reason for his [...]

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To Charm and to Devastate: Edith Pearlman's Honeydew


Newbery Medal Winner The Crossover by Kwame Alexander: Not Just for Kids


Reif Larsen's Kaleidoscope of a Novel: I Am Radar


Parsing the World of Vitamins: Catherine Price's Vitamania


A Geneticist and His Baby: Graeme Simsion's The Rosie Effect


Life Inside Walter Reed with Adele Levine, PT


February 24, 2015

Future Crimes: How Much Danger Are We Really In?

Marc Goodman’s new book, Future Crimes, covers the facts – and faults – of our technological safety both present and future.

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February 23, 2015

The Teacher's Life: The Half Brother by Holly LeCraw

Prep school novels are their own category of books, and they always seem to enthrall people, exposing to them a side of life that many don’t experience.

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February 22, 2015

Taking Flight: Michaela DePrince's True Story

Last year, I watched a documentary called “First Position.” The film followed the stories of a handful of young dancers as they tried to land a coveted spot at the American Ballet Theater. One of the dancers, Michaela DePrince, stood out in the film. Taking Flight is her story.

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February 21, 2015

Jacqueline Briskin's Dreams Are Not Enough: An Excerpt

Three of Jacqueline Briskin's many great novels are newly available in eBook format: Dreams Are Not Enough, Too Much Too Soon, and Everything and More. Read on for an excerpt from Dreams Are Not Enough.

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February 20, 2015

On the Good in Shame: An Excerpt from Is Shame Necessary

In this excerpt from Jennifer Jacquet’s new book, Is Shame Necessary, the author delves into the place of shame as a dynamic part of society. Read on.

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February 19, 2015

From Pearl Harbor to Iwo Jima: John Toland's Infamy

The late, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer John Toland brings us back to the start of the United States’ involvement in World War II with his groundbreaking book, Infamy: Pearl Harbor and Its Aftermath.

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February 18, 2015

Getting Real: How to Grow Up, by Michelle Tea

Michelle Tea is no shrinking violet. Quite the opposite, in fact. As the author of multiple memoirs, a literary arts organizer, and online chronicler of her years-long struggle to get pregnant, Tea puts herself out there on so many levels.

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