'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 6, 2013
Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson address one of the buzziest of career buzzwords in their latest book Remote: Office Not Required.
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.
November 29, 2013
In Dr. Deepak Chopra’s latest book, What Are You Hungry For? The Chopra Solution to Permanent Weight Loss, Well-Being, and Lightness of Soul, Dr. Chopra looks to a deeper awareness of the self to inform weight loss.
November 27, 2013
Whether you're looking to turn your attention away from the constant food or from the constant cold, we've got you covered with our guide to surviving the holidays, one eBook at a time.
November 15, 2013
We accept that babies are born pure and moral, and that corruption doesn't enter the picture until later ... right? Paul Bloom has a little something to add to this.
November 8, 2013
Ingenuity runs deep in the American spirit. Edison. The Wright Brothers. Ford. Jobs and Wozniak. We take pride knowing that, in a garage somewhere, there is a wild-eyed inventor, unwilling to take no for an answer and who is potentially creating the next big thing.
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 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 22, 2013
In his book On Paper: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History, award-winning investigative journalist Nicholas Basbanes writes about paper, from its invention in China two thousand years ago to its ideal means and more.
October 11, 2013
‘The struggle for existence is most often a struggle for dinner,’ Lieberman writes. If you lie awake at night pondering life’s big questions like how humans came to walk on two legs, Daniel Lieberman, chair of Harvard's department of evolutionary biology, provides answers in his new book.
September 17, 2013
I never intended to become a writer. I trained as a pianist all my young life, attended the Julliard School, dreamt of becoming a world-renowned virtuoso. But in the late eighties that changed.
September 13, 2013
Author, artist, and entrepreneur Erik Wahl shares a few key steps to living a creative life.
September 6, 2013
Much of Nate Silver's success comes from his ability to cut through complex ideas to make them immediately graspable. Case in point: The Signal and the Noise
August 23, 2013
Michael Pollan’s newest book delves into the age-old dualities of nature/culture and raw/cooked by examining four recipes through the four elements in this absorbing and appetizing read.