Author Mikel Jollett sat down to chat with us about his earliest memories, his complicated relationship with his mother, and how it felt to remember his beloved father through his writing.
Good Boy author Jennifer Finney Boylan sat down with us to chat about favorite pets, connecting one’s past and present, and what she’s working on next.
In her new book You’re Not Listening, Kate Murphy draws attention to the worldwide epidemic of not listening, exposing the profound impact that it is having on us all and showing what we can do about it.
Molly is the incredible true story of a British detective agency that finds missing pets. One of the partners just happens to be a cocker spaniel.
The NPR reporter details her family’s immigrant story, with a dose of criminal justice, in her new book Here We Are: American Dreams, American Nightmares.
Feelings are complicated. On one hand, we’re supposed to understand what triggers them. On the other, we’re not supposed to let them create obstacles in our lives. It’s an impossible ask: Have your feelings, but don’t react to them. This is why we need emotional intelligence.
The founding director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, Marc Brackett is upending the old saying “Think with your head, not your heart.”
Readers’ advisory expert Becky Spratford sounds off on independent bookstores, a parallel-universe Nobel laureate, and how librarians learn to connect you with the books you love.
We sat down with the author to discuss these unforgettable stories, her writing advice, and what’s next.
Looking for ideas on how to combine your favorite literature genre and its dastardly characters with the bedlam of a great Halloween party? Here’s how to nail down a party theme, inspire your guests with unexpected costume contests, and set the mood.
Nothing beats the inside line from a bookseller – how else can you get the scoop on the best books that are hitting shelves soon or the old favorites you’d do well to discover or revisit? In this installment, we’re cozying up to the “locally owned and fiercely independent” Bank Square Books, thanks to the candid recommendations from owner Annie Philbrick.
How about this new Golden Age of television? You can hardly catch up with one show before everyone starts raving about another one—not to mention the book-driven Oscar bait soon to hit big screens across the country. Here are the best books worth reading that are behind the TV and films we’re most excited to see soon.