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.
October 3, 2014
In her new book, The Teacher Wars, journalist Dana Goldstein goes back to the historical roots of the American public school system. We spoke with her about moral panic, what needs to be done, and more.
October 1, 2014
Doll’s humorous but affirmative look at modern marriage and wedding goings-on checks the snark at the door.
September 19, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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, adapted from a 2012 Tedx Talk by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, addresses the modern feminist against the backdrop of today.
July 25, 2014
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
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
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
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, […]