Here are my 10 choices for the most inspiring travel tomes I've ever read. Through the years, they've taken me on introspective, imaginative, wild, reflective and humorous journeys and road trips.
Is this a Christian book? Perhaps. It is a book written by a Christian and one Christians should read, to be sure. Is it a "gay" book? No more than it is a "straight" book.
"You are now dinner conversation." And with these words, that will resonate with every leader, Kevin Allen opens his latest, stunning book: The Buoyan...
Most people living in the United States in 2009 would agree that was not the time to start a new company.
Documenting two years of following Phish and the Insane Clown Posse to the farthest reaches of his sanity and soul, Rabin's new book is a chronicle of repentance from the sin of the Golden Cliche.
Julie Guthman's position is clear: She does not deny that many American citizens are getting bigger, but wants to tease out the factors behind obesity that for political, economic and cultural reasons are often underestimated or outright ignored.
Perhaps one of the greatest pleasures of summer is lying on a beach or in the grass reading a good book (Kindle, Nook, Tablet, iPad, whatever) that ...
Galliano describes "hearing the rustle of the taffeta" and "being able to smell the perfume on the girl." The glee that once was Galliano's shines through still, alive and well. Galliano brings fairy tales to life, although he's been very close to losing his own.
Siege and Storm is somehow even better than its prequel -- a feat I did not think was possible. The dialogue is so clever and sharp that I found myself pausing to marvel at it.
Parents want two things of their newly-minted college graduate offspring: that they get a job, and that they don't move back home. Here's a short list of books guaranteed to get them off your couch and into the working world.
In 1987, as a young sports writer and newlywed, my dad met John Wooden while covering a talk Coach gave. A thank-you note from Wooden for the column my dad wrote led to a shared morning walk.
When you start publishing, nobody prepares you for the weird experience of being praised in person by a stranger. The moment is both heartening and a bit embarrassing, even when you're an extrovert.
Individually, each marriage is multi-faceted, honest, full of both flaws and beauty -- not unlike a diamond. Collectively, they show us that even when things go badly, even in times of heartbreak and sorrow, people persevere, family bonds endure and love lasts despite all odds
They say that those who fight the hardest are those who are the most alike, so perhaps it shouldn't have surprised me that when it comes to parenting, the English and the French have quite a bit in common.
After seeing many tantalizing mentions of Tara Books over the last few years, I was delighted to receive Joydeb Chitrakar and Gita Wolf's The Enduring Ark and get a firsthand look at one of their creations.
Many yoga teachers seem to be afraid of imparting all of their knowledge. Kino MacGregor does the opposite, proving both her teaching ability and business savvy by explaining everything in as much detail as possible.
by Helen Oyeyemi
Published on March 6th, 2014
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Published on February 25th, 2014
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Published on February 3rd, 2014
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Published on February 5th, 2014