Richard Branson’s book The Virgin Way offers readers insight into his own experiences, theories, and practices.
December 17, 2014
Anthony Bourdain’s 2000 memoir, Kitchen Confidential, still holds up after all of these years.
December 15, 2014
In celebration of adaptations and the great books from which they're sourced, check out one of these twelve books before seeing its movie version.
December 12, 2014
Sloane Crosley, a former book publicist, is the author of two essay collections that, together, tell a fascinating story of her young life and her unique way of understanding the contemporary human experience.
December 10, 2014
As recounted in her book, The 13th Gift, December, 1999, was anything but happy for Joanne Huist Smith. She of numerous Santa figurines and the perfect tree. Three wonderful children. No – just two months after her too-young-to-die husband’s death, she wanted nothing to do with Christmas.
December 5, 2014
Celebrate Joan Didion's eightieth birthday by revisiting one of her many works. We recommend The Year of Magical Thinking, which is touching and heartbreaking and beautiful all at once.
November 28, 2014
Jean-Michel Basquiat is somewhat of a mythical character in New York City today. But what about the woman who loved him most?
November 21, 2014
If you’ve ever thought about the traditions that enshroud death, you must read Caitlin Doughty’s Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, a coming-of-age-tale-slash-lesson-on-death.
November 19, 2014
Jill Lepore’s new book, The Secret History of Wonder Woman, is as shocking as it is entertaining. Let us explain …
November 18, 2014
Hermione Lee is the perfect author to create the biography of Booker Award-winning British novelist Penelope Fitzgerald, for more reasons than one.
November 14, 2014
Over the past two decades, the weird and hilarious pop culture worm that is Amy Poehler has burrowed deep into our hearts and mind. Now her recently released memoir digs that much deeper.
November 7, 2014
Tamara Mellon is the co-founder of iconic luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo. Have a peek at a tidbit of the story that goes back to its start.
October 31, 2014
Susannah Cahalan’s memoir, Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness, will leave you contemplating so many things, but most of all: What if?
October 29, 2014
Chris Jericho's new book, The Best in the World: At What I Have No Idea, chronicles that journey with humor and candor. Herewith, an excerpt from The Best in the World.
October 27, 2014
Known largely for his career as an essayist at Time, Roger Rosenblatt has spent the past ten years writing novels and memoirs. In this new collection of five books, the reader gets a little bit of everything.