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21 Book Gifts to (Not-so-subtly) Get Your Message Across

Jen Mann, the brain behind People I Want to Punch in the Throat, saves the holiday shopping day with these 21 book gifts that will send the message you’re looking for.

November 25, 2015

Sincerity and Celebrity: Wildflower by Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore's new memoir explores her life experiences and outlook on life - and is more personal than you'd expect from a celebrity.

November 23, 2015

New American Short Stories from the Paris Review

A powerful collection of American short stories, essays, and poetry curated by the Paris Review.

November 20, 2015

A New Kind of Terrorism: Lights Out by Ted Koppel

Remember the 2003 blackout in the Northeastern United States? Imagine that happening nationwide. And imagine the power remaining out. What are the chances this could happen? And what can we do to prepare?

November 18, 2015

Into the Mailbox with Mary-Louise Parker

Emmy-winning actress Mary-Louise Parker gives a unique perspective on her life thus far via the letters she’s written to all the men she’s known.

November 17, 2015

What It Means to Be a Woman: A Conversation

In their new book, About Women, Lisa Alther and Francoise Gilot approach the topic of the female experience in a unique, engaging way.

November 13, 2015

Women and Whiskey: Why the Nose Knows

Heather Greene is the director of the Whiskey School at the Flatiron Room in Manhattan, which offers courses on tasting and history that sell out every time. Check out this excerpt from her book, Whiskey Distilled.

November 6, 2015

The Many Faces of NYC: Tales of Two Cities by John Freeman

John Freeman's curated collection of short stories and essays offers great insight into what it's like to live in New York City.

October 30, 2015

The Joy of Ambiguity: Nonsense by Jamie Holmes

Jamie Holmes considers how individuals should embrace ambiguity and uncertainty to improve their lives.

October 23, 2015

History with a Side of Wit, Please: The Latest from Sarah Vowell

Sarah Vowell explores the life of the Marquis de Lafayette, his role in the revolution, and the disunity between the founding fathers.

October 21, 2015

Unraveling the Mystery: The Brain by David Eagleman

David Eagleman examines the power of the brain and how it defines one's personality.

October 16, 2015

Pundits and Prediction: The Art and Science of Superforecasting

Philip Tetlock and Dan Gardner explore the accuracy of forecasting and the science behind it.

October 14, 2015

When Science and Spirits Meet: The Witch of Lime Street

In his debut book, The Witch of Lime Street, David Jaher tells the gripping story of the rise of mediums in the United States – and how the world of science went after them.

October 2, 2015

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.