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Elif Shafak’s 10 Favorite Books

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5 books not to miss: Alice Marie Johnson memoir ‘After Life,’ ‘Cari Mora,’ John Waters

“After Life,” by Alice Marie Johnson. (Photo: Harper) In search of something good to read? USA TODAY’s Barbara VanDenburgh scopes out the shelves for this week’s hottest new book releases. 1. “After Life,”by Alice Marie Johnson (Harper, nonfiction, on sale May 21) What it’s about: The true-life story of the woman who, thanks in part to […]

Book Clubs Get Especially Clubby

Indeed, the selection of books can be a more freighted process when publishing professionals are present. Louise Grunwald, the widow of the former diplomat and Time Inc. editor in chief Henry Grunwald, says the reading picks of her group’s leader, the novelist John Burnham Schwartz, sometimes prevail over other members’ suggestions. “It seems like a […]

Booksellers recommend books: Birchbark on ‘The Great Alone’

“The Great Alone,” by Kristin Hannah Sometimes a day belongs to a book. You don’t know it when you wake up, but you pick up the book and eventually it becomes obvious that you aren’t going to do ANYTHING but read it to its conclusion. Eat, maybe, but that’s it. You will lose yourself in […]

13 Great Books for Anyone Who Wants to Get Ahead in Life

“This book has helped me both personally and professionally to fight the exhausting pursuit of perfectionism and become less fearful. Brene Brown believes, when we protect ourselves from vulnerability, the more we grow fearful and disconnected. One of my favorite quotes from the book is, ‘When we spend our lives waiting until we’re perfect or […]

Summer Reads: 10 New Latino Books

Whether you’re headed to the beach or the park or simply enjoying a warm summer evening at home, don’t forget to reach for a good book. I never think of reading as an escape from reality. Rather, I see it as an opportunity to look back at the world we live in through an entirely […]

The Importance of Reading Books

To the Editor: Re “Why You Should Binge-Read,” by Ben Dolnick (Sunday Review, May 5): Brilliant novels are wonderful; so too are memoirs, autobiographies, biographies, political and historical nonfiction works, science and technology books, poetry collections, young adult fiction and so on. An excellent book, regardless of genre, transports one, and sparks the urge to […]

Powell’s Books Was Briefly Dropped by Amazon

About Aaron Mesh Aaron Mesh is WW’s news editor. He’s a Florida man who enjoys waterfalls, Trail Blazers basketball and Brutalist architecture. Article source: https://www.wweek.com/news/business/2019/05/15/powells-books-was-dropped-by-amazon/

A productivity expert shares 5 must-read books for anyone who wants to get ahead at work

I used to think a library was a place you visited on the weekend to read books or a quiet place to study at school. Jim Rohn, the American business philosopher, taught me otherwise. He used to say, “Every house over $250,000 has a library in it. Why do you think that is?” That was […]

By the Book: By the Book: Ani DiFranco

What books might we be surprised to find on your bookshelves? Hmm, no real surprises here, I don’t imagine. There’s a bunch of learn-how-to-meditate books that don’t seem to be helping. Some books of poetry for when my mind is spinning too fast to even deal with complete sentences. A lot of feminist theory and […]