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2016 Poetry Month: An Interview With James Richardson

Jonathan Hobratsch | Posted 04.01.2016 | Books
Jonathan Hobratsch

James Richardson is most recently the author of By the Numbers, which was a finalist for the 2010 National Book Award, and During, just published, which won the Poetry Society of America's Castagnola Prize for best book-in-progress. He teaches at Princeton University.

Book Review: "Short Flights"

Khwaja Khusro Tariq | Posted 12.01.2015 | Books
Khwaja Khusro Tariq

My interest in aphorisms started, oddly enough, after reading William Blake's "Proverbs of Hell" in his magnificent work "The Marriage of Heaven and Hell." These sardonic little gems fascinated me with their succinct beauty. Here was something that was neither poetry nor prose yet could contain both with great potency.

To See What Your Kids Are Missing, Crack This Book

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.18.2015 | Education
Peter Mandel

The contemporary kid's dawn-to-dusk schedule runs over an unusual fact: The most crucial, the most fussed-about, the most prideful chunk of the long-ago kid's education is gone. Completely absent. One-hundred-percent missing in action.

Beware of Things on Which We All Agree

Gordon Livingston, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Gordon Livingston, M.D.

In our daily lives we are confronted by what might be termed "the conventional wisdom," things we are taught from an early age and have heard repeated so often that we assume they must be true.

Kids Fill In The Blanks ... With Hilarious Results

Ellen Seidman | Posted 08.25.2012 | Parents
Ellen Seidman

Ever have to stifle laughter around your kid because you know you shouldn't be cracking up over something they've done but it's beyond funny?

A Walk Through Paris With Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

Taleb has been criticized, but he tells it as he sees it, whether or not everyone agrees.

Writing Aphorisms

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Today for Writer Wednesday on Twitter, marked by the hashtag #ww or #writerwednesday, we've compiled a list of inspiring aphorisms on writing. From Ge...

9 Writing Aphorisms For #WriterWednesday (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Today is Writer Wednesday on Twitter, marked by the hashtag #ww or #writerwednesday, and in honor of it, we've compiled some of the best aphorisms on ...

David Shields' Reality Hunger: Kicking Ass and Dropping Names (AUDIO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Christopher Lydon

David Shields practices what he preaches. Aphorisms in the Nietzsche manner are the coin of the literary realm that surfaces in his manifesto, Reality Hunger.