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The Elegance of the Hedgehog

Returning to Therapy

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 11.29.2016 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Book therapy, that is. Eight years ago I began my year of reading a book a day. I was looking for escape, wisdom, comfort, and clarity after losing my...

5 Protagonists You Learn To Love

Kate Sederstrom | Posted 06.21.2016 | Books
Kate Sederstrom

1. Ove (from A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman) Ove is from a different time. He values hard work, rules, and consistency-and never hesitates to te...

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

George Heymont | Posted 11.26.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

The "power of one" is often unavoidable. One is also the term used to designate a person's singularity. Popular slogans such as "One person, one vote" and "One for all and all for one" have become a part of our political landscape.

Josiane Balasko Stars in The Hedgehog

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.21.2011 | Home
Regina Weinreich

The idea of an 11 year-old from an affluent Parisian family who decides to commit suicide at age 12 because her "fishbowl" life is "not for her" does not strike me as funny, but it is a reigning conceit of Mona Achache's crowd-pleasing film The Hedgehog.

Independence Day: 9 Big Books From Small Publishers (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

This Independence Day, we're continuing our celebration of the independent spirit in the publishing industry by recognizing some of the spectacular su...

Why The Elegance of the Hedgehog Is For Grownups

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

This is a small, intimate novel about an exceedingly well-educated concierge in a Paris apartment building and her relationships. Here are five reasons I think this book is essential reading for grown ups.