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.
October 24, 2014
Rejoice fans of civil war and women’s history! Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy is a fantastic – and true – story of four role-busting women during the tumultuous 1860s.
October 17, 2014
Our Boston, with contributions from writers including Susan Orlean and John Updike, is a fitting tribute to the city’s early and more recent history.
October 15, 2014
In I Stand Corrected: How Teaching Western Manners in China Became Its Own Unforgettable Lesson, Eden Collinsworth puts many things into perspective about life, culture, experiences, and traveling, all through her subtle reminders of common Western manners.
October 8, 2014
Fact: Lena Dunham’s essay collection slash stream of consciousness slash book of lists slash deep dark secret compendium – Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's 'Learned' – is everything you want it to be.
September 24, 2014
Right off the bat, you know from the title of Jeff Hobbs’s new book – The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace – that this is going to be a difficult, if interesting, read.
September 17, 2014
The world Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz paints in her new book, Dr. Mutter’s Marvels, sheds light on the gruesome beginnings of modern medicine.
September 10, 2014
'I wish I had nothing to say on the nature of loss, but I do. Because one ordinary day, I encouraged my two kids to play in the rain. And only one came back.' –Anna Whiston-Donaldson