Teri Emory, author of Second Acts This is your debut novel. But, with the combined wisdom and experience of your three protagonists, do you feel like you’ve been writing this book all your life? I’ve drawn on decades of experiences... Read More
Book of the Day
The Execution of God
Hood finds human-shaped hope even in the desperate landscape of a death-penalty-obsessed culture.
A Funny Cancer Memoir is Tragedy Plus Time
Writing a cancer memoir is difficult while you're inside the story, undergoing treatment. What does help, though, is writing down every thought, dark and light, to friends and family. Out of this came, for one author, a humorous cancer memoir.
Want to Get a Child to Read? We Recommend These Books
The saying goes “if you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.” These books reviewed in our September/October 2017 issue will help any child learn to love reading.
Company See Company Do
Success Isn't Monkey Business
This diverse collection of business books includes fascinating case studies of failed startup, a thriving financial organization, and more.
Screw Cancer and the Sugar it Rode In On
Here's what I learned when I was diagnosed with cancer. Sugar is cancer's go-to fuel—sugar in the form of grains and rice, potatoes, and other starches, as well as processed sugar, fruit juices, and honey. All that stuff is cancer food.
First, get the news that you have cancer and are about to undergo a treatment that will make you very sick. Now, try to sit down and write a memoir about your experience that contains some wry humor and ties it all into a narrative arc... Read More
You probably don’t need to sit pondering silently in deep thought for long to think of your own personal story with cancer. Perhaps a family member or close friend dealt with the disease, or maybe it happened to you personally, as it... Read More
Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Margaret Cahill’s memoir, Under Cover of Darkness: How I Blogged My Way Through Mantle Cell Lymphoma (O Books). We are offering this as part of our special focus this month on cancer. Talk about... Read More
PBS has begun airing the new Ken Burns documentary, The Vietnam War, and along with it will come fresh debate on the war, its lessons, and also the way the war has been written about and portrayed in films and documentaries. Over the... Read More
Striving to be a better person can be difficult. Personal growth is hard to measure in the moment and moving forward can be discouraging. But, thankfully, you don’t have to do it alone. Support can be found in these news self-help... Read More
The saying goes “if you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.” Good thing for children there... Read More
This diverse collection of business books includes fascinating case studies of failed startup and a thriving financial... Read More