'The concept of home has always been amorphous and indistinct for me,' journalist Hooman Majd writes in The Ministry of Guidance Invites You Not to Stay.
December 4, 2013
Sometimes, it may seem like dot-com millionaires live life differently than the rest of us. Truth: If you think your company is screwed up, you ain't seen nothing yet.
December 2, 2013
To keep you company on the chilliest days the season has to offer, we've compiled a companion reading list filled with a selection of winter's most exciting new titles.
November 28, 2013
Before you know it, Christmas will be here. Not in the spirit yet? Try on any one of these reads to amp up your cheer.
November 22, 2013
On November 22, 1963, the country came to a standstill as news broke that beloved President John F. Kennedy had been shot in Dallas, Texas.
November 6, 2013
In his new memoir, Rob Delaney: Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage., the comedian allows us to get to know him beyond his 140-character self.
November 1, 2013
'You can’t handle the truth!' taunted Jack Nicholson's Colonel Jessup in 'A Few Good Men.' And in the fabulous new biography, Nicholson by Marc Eliot, there is a lot of truth to handle.
October 30, 2013
When Elizabeth Norman set out to gather more material for a newly revised and reissued version of her book, she found a new character, another friend.
October 29, 2013
If the term Southern Gothic did not exist, we would have to coin it for Pat Conroy’s family.
October 25, 2013
In the winter of 1970, James Beard, M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, Richard Olney, Simone Beck, and Judith Jones came together in Provence – and Luke Barr’s retelling of that time is brilliant.
October 23, 2013
Have you ever bought a book just because you liked the title and the jacket, and then read it without even bothering to read the description or quotes?
October 18, 2013
If names like Clooney, Joli, Beckham, and Bono have come to stand for the glitzy, PR-friendly side of international humanitarian aid, then let Jessica Alexander stand for the grit and the grind.
October 17, 2013
This reader was not the only one left moved by Northup’s account of his years of slavery; director Steve McQueen brought his adaptation of Northup’s work to the Telluride Film Festival this summer.
October 2, 2013
Delia Ephron -- novelist, playwright, screenwriter, and essayist -- covers a lot of ground in terms of her writing life, her personal relationships, and the range of emotions she elicits in her new collection.
October 1, 2013
Bryson’s detailed revelations in One Summer are stunning, behind-the scenes accounts of a truly remarkable year.