Interview with Pete Brown, Author of Miracle Brew: Hops, Barley, Water, Yeast and the Nature of Beer. Beer! Bring me a beer. But nothing limp and insipid, sir. Something fresh, something bright—an ale that goes with my hat, yes that!... Read More
Two Parables by Pam Jones
Michelle Schingler reached out to Pam Jones for this Face Off interview—a high-minded literary conversation that reveals the wisdom and keen intelligence of a first-rate novelist.
World's Greatest Beverage?
It's Gotta Be Beer
An Interview with Pete Brown, Author of Miracle Brew: Hops, Barley, Water, Yeast and the Nature of Beer.
Meet Dr. Nasha Winters
Coauthor of The Metabolic Approach to Cancer
Dr. Winters talks about her innovative approaches to treating and preventing cancer. A throat cancer survivor, I give her book a great deal of credit for saving my life.
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Reviewers' Choice: Favorite Books of 2017
In this season of reminiscence, we’re returning to one of our most popular blogs ever: Reviewers’ Choice, in which a handful of Foreword’s top reviewers recommend their favorite couple books of the year.
Foreword’s managing editor, Michelle Schingler, is responsible for deciding which books deserve a review in Foreword Reviews. Every issue, she typically whittles a pile of nearly one thousand submissions down to just one hundred and... Read More
Back in September, I detailed my 2016 ordeal with throat cancer and subsequent path to a (fingers crossed) cancer-free recovery in a Screw Cancer and the Sugar It Rode In On blog post on our Foreword Reviews website. Within just a few... Read More
Meet Paul, a shape-shifting, gender-nonconforming college student whose motivating desire is to be as hot as possible, no matter what sex he chooses to be. How’s that for a book teaser?—It comes directly from Monica Carter’s... Read More
Happy New Year! My holidays were spent catching up on a lot of reading. In our twenty-four hour, back and forth drive to Southwest Florida—to see both sides of our family—I got through a seven week pile of the The New Yorker, two... Read More
"Birds of Wonder" is an absorbing, often disturbing mystery in which no one seems truly trustworthy by the end. When a beautiful and audacious teenager is found dead in a sleepy college town, everyone is under suspicion—from her foster... Read More
Because the universe is big and all but incomprehensible, the average Jills and Joes don’t dare ask too many existential questions. It is left to poets to face the truth in those places the rest of us fear to tread. The author of... Read More
What are poets tempted by? Rhyme. Alliteration. Experimentation. Obscurantism. The list is much longer, but those four lead a great many lesser mortals astray; one of them, painfully so: experimentation. And yet, Brenda Hillman reminds... Read More