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Save the Date: On Love, Marriage, and Weddings with Jen Doll

Doll’s humorous but affirmative look at modern marriage and wedding goings-on checks the snark at the door.

September 19, 2014

Uncovering Bacha Posh: The Underground Girls of Kabul

Jenny Nordberg’s new book, The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan, is as illuminating as it is troubling.

September 12, 2014

OKCupid Founder Christian Rudder on Your Profile Pic and More

Everyday eBook pinned down Christian Rudder just long enough to get some of our most burning data and dating questions answered. Here’s how it went.

September 5, 2014

So You Want to Be Parisian

The new book How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are: Love Style, and Bad Habits curates everything gorgeous about the life of a Parisienne.

August 29, 2014

On the Experience of the Moment: End of Summer and Alan W. Watts

In light of the symbolic end of the summertime that comes with every Labor Day weekend, we here at Everyday eBook found this passage from Alan W. Watts’s The Wisdom of Insecurity more meaningful than usual.

August 8, 2014

Checking in with Roxane Gay's Bad Feminist

Following the release of Gay's well-received debut novel, An Untamed State, Bad Feminist is a necessary compendium of one of the early twenty-first century's most unique voices in social commentary.

August 6, 2014

History, Humor and Travel? Meet Sarah Vowell

Sarah Vowell has the comic chops to keep history entertaining to those far from history buffdom. Case in point: Assassination Vacation

July 30, 2014

We Should All Be Feminists: A $.99 eShort from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

We Should All be Feminists, adapted from a 2012 Tedx Talk by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, addresses the modern feminist against the backdrop of today.

July 25, 2014

A Memoir of the Middle East: Kim Barker's The Taliban Shuffle

Kim Barker’s memoir of her time as a journalist in Kabul in the early aughts, The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan, is simultaneously touching, hilarious, and smart.

July 18, 2014

5 Questions for Celebrity Emulator Rachel Bertsche

Rachel Bertsche, author of Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me, allowed us to pick her brain about her recently documented lifestyle-improvement quest, her next project, and Lady Gaga.

July 11, 2014

5 Great Public Typos from Drummond Moir's Just My Typo

Drummond Moir’s collection of the worst typos ever, Just My Typo, is filled with cringe-worthy, chuckle-inducing, forehead-smacking moments of mistakes with the written word. Here are just a few.

July 4, 2014

Something for Everyone: 10 New Reads for a Long Weekend

The Fourth of July is traditionally a time to gather with friends and family, fire up the barbecue, and celebrate our country's independence. That said, it's also your prerogative if you'd rather celebrate your independence by reading -- independently. If that's the case, we have you covered with ten brand-new books for fans of fiction, […]

June 18, 2014

The Girl With the Great International Romance Stories

Kristin Newman, a writer on ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and ‘That ‘70s Show,’ took vacation – and the possibility of the adjacent vacationships – seriously.

May 30, 2014

7 Ways We Commonly Deceive Ourselves

Pulitzer Prize winner Joseph T. Hallinan, author of the new book Kidding Ourselves, outlines a few instances where we, as humans, are prone to self-deception.

May 16, 2014

How to Win By Not Trying: The Way of Wu-Wei

Thankfully for those of us who have ever choked, Edward Slingerland is here to point the way to possible answers via wu-wei.