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New Revolution: Unfinished Business by Anne-Marie Slaughter

In her latest book, Anne-Marie Slaughter shifts the focus of the work-life balance conundrum and frames it as a business and policy issue. And it’s a good thing she did.

September 30, 2015

Untangled Truths: A Collection Addressing What's Top of Mind

Some of the most interesting things to read, write, or think about are right in front of us but rarely discussed. In a new anthology, editor Elizabeth Benedict brings together twenty-seven women writers and their perspectives on just such a seemingly commonplace topic: hair.

September 28, 2015

The Holocaust: A Vital Perspective

Jane Marks’s 1995 book, The Hidden Children, is as important today as it was when it was first published twenty years ago. Here, the author expresses why that is.

September 25, 2015

Small Book, Big Change: Seth Godin's Poke the Box and We Are All Weird

Seth Godin is what you might – and should – call a thought leader. And his shared wisdom is easy to get your hands on.

September 22, 2015

Don't Fear Creativity: Elizabeth Gilbert's Big Magic

In her new book, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, Elizabeth Gilbert addresses and offers to correct the challenges that come with creativity.

September 18, 2015

A Legacy Restored: The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf

In The Invention of Nature, Andrea Wulf introduces us to one of the most seminal adventurers of all time, yet one very few people in the Western world have heard of.

September 16, 2015

The Mindy You Ought to Know: Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling has just published her second book. It is everything you would have hoped for and more.

September 11, 2015

The Talent Myth: Getting from Grit to Great

In this excerpt from Grit to Great, authors Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval address the talent myth.

September 2, 2015

Drop the Hot Coal: Rabbi Harold S. Kushner on Revenge - and Forgiveness

In Harold S. Kushner's new book, Nine Essential Things I've Learned about Life, the Rabbi shares his thoughts on revenge and forgiveness.

August 26, 2015

A House on Fire: Excerpt from The Autobiography of Malcolm X

In The Autobiography of Malcolm X, the Muslim leader, firebrand, and anti-integrationist tells the story of his life and the growth of the Black Muslim movement to writer and journalist Alex Haley.

August 21, 2015

Other People Matter: An Excerpt from FLAWD by Emily-Anne Rigal

Here's an excerpt of activist Emily-Ane Rigal's new book, FLAWD: How to Stop Hating on Yourself, Others, and the Things That Make You Who You Are.

August 14, 2015

Heroes of the Resistance: Avenue of Spies by Alex Kershaw

Alex Kershaw's new book, Avenue of Spies, chronicles the Jackson family's participation in the French Resistance, ferreting information and risking their lives to fight the Nazis in World War Two.

August 12, 2015

Man vs. Machine: Humans are Underrated by Geoff Colvin

Yes, there are things that computers and technology can accomplish, and will accomplish, much better than humans. Yet there are certain capabilities that only people have.

August 7, 2015

Deep Diving with Dolphins: Voices in the Ocean by Susan Casey

From hard scientific research to what some may call the 'woo-woo' side of dolphin love, Casey takes the reader around the world with her as she dives deeper and deeper into the world of dolphins.

August 5, 2015

Looking Inward: The Man Who Wasn't There by Anil Ananthaswamy

In The Man Who Wasn't There, science journalist Anil Ananthaswamy considers to what extent a sense of self is present, or if it is at all.