March 2, 2015

To Charm and to Devastate: Edith Pearlman's Honeydew

Edith Pearlman’s new collection, Honeydew, beautifully runs you through the full range of emotion.

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March 1, 2015

Newbery Medal Winner The Crossover by Kwame Alexander: Not Just for Kids

The most coveted award in children’s literature – the Newbery Medal – is announced each January, and in 2015 it was presented to Kwame Alexander for his novel, The Crossover. The Crossover is a book about basketball, love, and family – not necessarily in that order.

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February 28, 2015

Reif Larsen's Kaleidoscope of a Novel: I Am Radar

Reif Larsen’s immersive, mesmerizing new novel, I Am Radar, is one of the first must-reads of the year.

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February 27, 2015

Parsing the World of Vitamins: Catherine Price's Vitamania

In her new book, Vitamania: Our Obsessive Quest for Nutritional Perfection, Price examines the roots of our obsession with and confusion about nutrition, and takes it further as she visits manufacturers and labs and test kitchens to uncover the history, hype, and more. Enjoy an excerpt from the book, here.

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February 26, 2015

A Geneticist and His Baby: Graeme Simsion's The Rosie Effect

Becoming a new parent is scary for anyone, but for the super-organized, ultra-efficient, emotionally deficient Australian geneticist Don Tillman in Graeme Simsion's new novel, it’s catastrophic, meltdown material.

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February 25, 2015

Life Inside Walter Reed with Adele Levine, PT

Adele Levine's story is a unique perspective of the life after war and the road to recovery.

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February 24, 2015

Future Crimes: How Much Danger Are We Really In?

Marc Goodman’s new book, Future Crimes, covers the facts – and faults – of our technological safety both present and future.

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