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 17, 2014
The world Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz paints in her new book, Dr. Mutter’s Marvels, sheds light on the gruesome beginnings of modern medicine.
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 10, 2014
'I wish I had nothing to say on the nature of loss, but I do. Because one ordinary day, I encouraged my two kids to play in the rain. And only one came back.' –Anna Whiston-Donaldson
September 3, 2014
Eli Saslow’s recent work for The Washington Post, titled American Hunger, serves as a clarion call for people with beating hearts and a little compassion.
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 22, 2014
If you’re new to the writing of the late author David Rakoff, Fraud, his first collection of essays, is a great place to start.
August 13, 2014
For his latest epic, In the Kingdom of Ice, Hampton Sides's research propelled him into a time and place he’d previously only read about.
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
August 1, 2014
Dr. David Casarett’s book, Shocked: Adventures in Bringing Back the Recently Dead, is a wild and hilarious ride through the field of resuscitation research.
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.