While members of the US military may be the most visible of those with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)—with over 235,000 service members diagnosed with a TBI from 2000–2011—they are but one group impa
Boston Symphony Orchestra violist Mark Ludwig is founder of the Terezin Music Foundation, a collective of musicians and composers dedicated to freedom of expression in honor of those artists who pe
It may not seem as if sonnets and pop songs would go together, but Didriksen proves quite well that they do.
Carlo Petrini, the founder of Slow Food, the worldwide grassroots organization, and the author of Slow Food Nation, exudes so much joy, hope, and optimism in his new book that it’s hard no
Eric Morse’s What Is Punk? is an odd project, given that it’s aimed at 3–7 year-olds and meant to, at least according to the back cover, “[lay] the groundwork for the next generation of li
“This book may not change hearts or minds, but it will provoke thought and discussion—and that is a contribution.”
After I finished reading M Train, Patti Smith’s mesmeric new memoir, I sat on a round chair in a humid house and didn’t move. The hour, it seemed, had been churched.
“an illuminating linguistic, cartographic, and historical exploration of Parisian lusts.”
“If you want to win The New Yorker cartoon caption contest, read this book. Read it, too, for a behind-the-scenes peek at the enterprise that makes us smile.”
The best way to describe Fixing Fashion is to call it part resume, part life story, and part fashion history textbook that includes every facet of the business from concept to placement on
Perhaps no other field of science and medicine has undergone such phenomenal change as the area of neuroscience.
Although this slim and petite volume is supposedly aimed at the juvenile crowd, it must be said that the book possesses a great deal of charm and charisma for those of us of more advanced age.
Seventy-five years ago, humanity witnessed the most horrific crime in all of history. Tens of millions of innocent people were murdered in an effort to make Germany the leading world power.
“an unexpected treasure.”
“In Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings, Harjo soars majestically, wails beautifully, and prays soulfully.”
This book is so much more than just a chronicle of the life and times of Jesús del Pozo; this is a love letter as well as a series of remembrances from those whom the designer called friends, colle
In Yoga at Home: Inspiration for Creating Your Home Practice, author Linda Sparrowe presents 55 yogis who open their homes and hearts to offer tips for readers who want to discover their o
Hoot, Hoot, Hooray! is an inspiring chapter book that tells about three different animal rescues. The first is Paul and Babe, two owlets that fell out of a tree.
This book is disappointing.
“We neglect our bodies because we underestimate their intelligence . . .”
What every well-curated cookbook library should have is several go-to cookbooks for reliability, a few armchair (or nightstand) varieties for pleasure, and a smattering of teaching cookbooks for re
John Lahr just won the National Book Critics Circle Award for his penetrating biography of Tennessee Williams.
Things I’ve Said to My Children by Nathan Ripperger is an attractive gift book with lovely illustrations that will make a nice baby shower gift for some.
“In this intricate and intimate journey Rita Gabis brings macrocosmic Holocaust horror into the microcosm of our dining rooms, kitchens, and bedrooms—a noble feat, one you will not soon for
Jane McGonigal has been acclaimed for decades for her theories in gaming and the value of games in relation to positive psychology and problem solving; however, it wasn’t until 2009, when she suffe