Monday, June 15 2009
In an age where Twitter and Google seem to be taking over the world, how do people communicate information in a meaningful and memorable manner? They tell a story.
Tuesday, November 18 2014
Football. According to author Mark Edmundson, it's a pharmakon.
Thursday, October 16 2014
From the first selfie to the importance of jazz musicians, Steven Johnson puts a few surprises into How We Got To Now.
Wednesday, October 8 2014
Follow author Ian Woollen's advice: "Sit back, sip your drink, and allow words and phrases such as 'sock hop' and 'fallout', 'Studebaker', and 'Red Scare' to summon up what images they will."
Thursday, October 2 2014
Elizabeth is Missing is a beautifully written book that touches on so many of the challenges that come with aging.
Sunday, September 28 2014
While there's a fairy tale tone (think of the original ones, that don’t always have happily ever after endings), the characters are well developed and empathic.
Monday, August 15 2011
Books -- real, print, physical books -- say something about their owners and so, as the book Ex Libris makes clear, do bookplates.
Wednesday, September 15 2010
Sin, death, and the devil appear to be popular themes in the world of superstitions and old wives tales.
Tuesday, April 20 2010
New York City is all about having a dream -- even if you're aren't quite certain what it is.