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How to Find Happiness Wherever You Live

After her sixth move nearly does her in, a freelance journalist is determined to find out what it takes to love where you live and shares what she's learned.

May 20, 2016

More than a Dog Book: Pit Bull by Bronwen Dickey

Every dog has its day in Pit Bull, a passionate probe of the much-maligned American Pit Bull.

May 13, 2016

How to Let Go of Anger: An Excerpt

Anger. It can consume a person like nothing else. Here’s how to let go of it according to Dzogchen Ponlop in his new book, Emotional Rescue.

May 6, 2016

Revisiting George Saunders's CivilWarLand in Bad Decline

CivilWarLand in Bad Decline was originally published in 1996. In the twenty years since then, George Saunders’s debut story collection has grown from a cult-like sensation into a truly cherished, widely respected work of fiction.

April 29, 2016

A Brief History of Bromance

In his new book, Breaking the Male Code, psychotherapist Robert Garfield calls for a men’s movement to greater relationships with one another.

April 27, 2016

Not Your Average Science Book: Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

Scientist Hope Jahren’s debut effort, Lab Girl, a story of life and love in the strange world of scientific academia, is undoubtedly a good memoir.

April 22, 2016

A Refreshing Take on Depression

In her depression survival guide, Jacqueline Novak doesn’t approach anything with kid gloves.

April 15, 2016

Their Brains on Social Media: American Girls by Nancy Jo Sales

Provocative and urgent, American Girls is destined to ignite a much-needed conversation about how we can help our daughters and sons negotiate unprecedented new challenges.

April 13, 2016

Jennifer Ackerman Is Changing the Meaning of 'Birdbrained'

In The Genius of Birds, Jennifer Ackerman delivers a mesmerizing look at birds that will give readers a new appreciation for them.

April 1, 2016

The Full Spectrum: 10 Books to Help Understand Autism

Though there's still so much to learn about autism, it's not entirely unknowable. There are a number of great books addressing the topic from different angles. Here are ten for you to consider.

March 30, 2016

The Road to Little Dribbling: Bill Bryson's Latest

Nothing is more entertaining than Bill Bryson on the road—and on a tear. The Road to Little Dribbling reaffirms his stature as a master of the travel narrative and a really funny guy.

March 25, 2016

Anne Lamott's Bird by Bird: The Ever Relevant Writers Reference

Bird by Bird is not just for writers, artists and publishers; everyone will find something in this step-by-step guide by Anne Lamott that they can utilize in life.

March 23, 2016

A Vivid Portrait of Rwanda: Bad News by Anjan Sundaram

A vivid portrait of a country at an extraordinary and dangerous place in its history, Bad News is a brilliant and urgent study of freedom of expression and what happens when that power is seized.

March 18, 2016

How to Be Original: The Guide You'll Want

In his new book, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, Adam Grant takes on the question: How can I be original?

March 16, 2016

To Know Sri Lanka Is to Love Her: Elephant Complex

In his new history-soaked travelogue, Elephant Complex, John Gimlette sets out to decipher the complicated past of Sri Lanka – and brings us to its current-day beauty.