On those occasions when you’d like to learn something in twenty minutes, and also be challenged and entertained,... Read More
Cops, Race, and Riots
We've Been Here Before and We Know How to End the Cycle
Tensions between African Americans and the police did not spring from nowhere. We have been here before. Howard Rahtz, a retired Cincinnati Police Department captain, studies the past and has recommendations for the future in his book.
Book of the Day
The Field Guide to Pregnancy
An intimate, honest picture of all of the intricacies of pregnancy, so each woman can manage herself, her life, and her own unique, healthy pregnancy.
Writer's Block Bookstore Gets in the Flow
Lauren Zimmerman didn’t need much in the way of market research before opening Writer’s Block Bookstore. Hardly a stranger in town, she had a pretty good idea that her Winter Park community would eagerly welcome a bookstore.
Are Wasp Parts in Your Figs?
And Other Questions of Man-Nature Interdependence
Mike Shanahan, author of "Gods, Wasps and Stranglers," shows how the fig tree and the wasp coevolved into a state of complete interdependence. It’s a good way of thinking about our relationship with nature.
Fresh Insights are Found in Old School Romance, Far Flung Fantasies
These stories are studded with strong heroines, laugh-out-loud pratfalls, and passions that linger. Pushing the boundaries of the same old boy-meets-girl story, readers will find fresh insights into cultures and courtships.
Climate Change: Learn and Help
Climate change is happening—but what exactly is it and what can we do to help? With these six books from our Fall 2016 issue, you can get the information you need and the knowledge to help.
Men, Here's a Romantic Thought: Romance Novels Are Not All About You
With an 84 percent female readership, romances tend to be novels written by women, for women. The average reader is educated, makes over $55K per year, and prefers strong story over sexy cover art. So why is reading romance still a little bit taboo?
A Natural High
Finding Joy in the Wild
Michael Branch’s newest book, Raising Wild, (Roost Books) is about parenting in the high Sierra, but it’s also an extended, often hilarious, look at what can be gained from living vividly in nature.
Not Just Superheroes
Best Graphic Novels of Fall 2016
For some, graphic novels call to mind capes and masks. But they cover considerably more ground, and their territory is ever expanding. This selection includes biographies of lauded figures and explorations of illness, among other grand topics.
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This subdued, bittersweet novel explores themes of racism and romance. Love’s Affliction by Fidelis O. Mkparu tells... Read More