The last few years have seen a major cultural shift towards “waking up.” Whatever the reason for the shift, becoming “woke” is now a process, and not the default mode in which we exist. And nowhere is our need to … Continue reading

Happy World Vegetarian Day! World Vegetarian Day occurs every year on October 1st and was created to celebrate the healthy, compassionate option of going meat-free–even if only for one day! Eating meat-free for even one day a week, or one … Continue reading

We’re all familiar with the feeling of walking or driving a long distance and arriving at the destination with very little memory of the journey. This is an example of our subconscious taking over to save energy – your brain … Continue reading

Now that the school year has started up and we’re back in the swing of things, you might be racking your brain for some easy, quick, healthy brown-bag lunch ideas time of year again… back to school! We know you’re … Continue reading

Have you heard? Three of our favorite—and critics’ favorite!—narrative nonfiction hardcover titles are publishing in paperback this month. First, on August 22nd, comes a tale about the panic (and humor) of aging in Sixty: A Diary by Ian Brown, and a … Continue reading

Space buffs, scientists, nature-lovers, and beyond are counting down the days to August 21st—and for good reason. Beginning at 9am in the northwestern United States and continuing on until about 3pm in the southeast, a solar eclipse will sweep the … Continue reading

Happy Publication Day, In Vino Duplicitas! In celebration of In Vino Duplicitas‘ much anticipated release, we thought we’d give you an insider’s look at the book that critics are calling “Law & Order for oenophiles,” (Imbibe). In 2002, Rudy Kurniawan, a … Continue reading

It’s almost August, and we don’t know about you, but our summer’s-almost-over blues are starting to kick in. The good news is, summer’s not over just yet! While the time to take a last-minute vacation to the Caribbean is dwindling, … Continue reading

What’s the hot new trend this summer? Dot Journaling. It’s the modern twist on the journaling/planner tradition that fits perfectly with our busy lifestyle. It’s a creative and colorful mix of daily planner, diary, and to-do list for every aspect … Continue reading

This guest blog comes from Patricia Roberts-Miller, author of Demagoguery and Democracy. Patricia Roberts-Miller, PhD, is a Professor of Rhetoric and Writing at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of Fanatical Schemes: Proslavery Rhetoric and the Tragedy of Consensus, Voices in … Continue reading