In honor of our centennial this year, the U.S. Department of Labor, in partnership with the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, has created an exciting project called Books that Shaped Work in America.
One of the great perks of being unattached is the free time -- time that can be spent catching up on all the great reading you've been meaning to do for the last five years. Here's a list of the best choices for those blissfully quiet summer evenings.
While there are more terrible books being published than ever, some writers continue to offer us novels reminding us why the written word -- when used with grace, wit, wisdom, and fierce intelligence -- matters.
Whether a child is drawn to tales of medieval wizards or stories about the simple lives of everyday children -- storytime encapsulates the way books can channel the young imagination into intellectual growth.
I am having a hard time coming to grips with whether I will ever read The Unbearable Lightness of Being. In some respects, I believe a good book finds you at the exact moment in your life when you need to read it.