In London, 1965, a brilliant young woman—a prescient advocate for women’s rights—has just gassed herself to death, leaving behind a suicide note, two young sons, and a soon-to-be-published book: The Captive Wife. No one had ever imagined that Hannah Gavron … Continue reading

Tristan Gooley’s New York Times bestselling How to Read Water is taking the print world by, dare we say it, storm? If you’re curious about how to become a natural tracker in  your neighborhood, never fear we’ve got you covered … Continue reading

In Citizen Scientist, Mary Ellen Hannibal champions everyday citizens, most without formal naturalist training, working to preserve wildlife in their communities. What can you do to help species in your own backyard (and beyond!)?  Here are few tips: Get connected. … Continue reading

Sixty is the diary of author Ian Brown’s sixty-first year. An unflinchingly funny look at the thin line that separates the middle-aged from the elderly. The New York Times is hailing the book as having “loads to flat-out adore.” To celebrate the … Continue reading

Heading off to school this fall? Educational consultant and expert Kristin M. White is here to help! Her book, It’s the Student, Not the College explains how both students and parents can cut the stress (and the debt!) of higher … Continue reading

In a widely-shared New York Times article bluntly titled “Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person”—the author, Alain de Botton, presents the idea that we need to shift our views about what love is and what marriage should and can … Continue reading

With election season heating up, politicians have focused on a wide variety of issues, and have targeted climate change and global warming along the way. The presidential candidates’ claims about climate change this year have included the following: ### “Well, … Continue reading

Ah, summertime. With kids on school break and the sun shining bright outside, it’s easy to let your brain take a vacation, too. Luckily, there are fun ways to keep your brain engaged all summer long (and it’s more than … Continue reading

From YouTube comments to presidential debates, many of us have suffered through (or stumbled into) more than our fair share of irrational arguments. Flimsy thinking might seem like a hallmark of our time, but The Experiment has a cure: Ali … Continue reading

At age 38, Jennifer Teege happened upon a horrifying fact by complete chance: Her grandfather was Amon Goeth, the vicious Nazi commandant depicted in Schindler’s List. The more Teege learned about him, the more certain she became: If her grandfather … Continue reading