In a world obsessed with productivity, it is timely to read a book that tells us who is likely to be productive and why.
“What she describes is the end of childhood as we once knew it.”
In On My Own, Diane Rehm shares with readers her experience of early grief after losing John Rehm, her husband of 54 years.
“What are you saying—that my kid has bad manners?”
Sports writers, at least the really good ones, have always seemed to be philosophers driven to make a living or pay back their college education loans.
“She can write like no one else.”
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.
The three-letter word that gets everyone’s attention.
“Solitude has; loneliness wants. It isn’t about being alone, but about missing significant connections that feed our need to belong.”
“The OPA! Way facilitates our discovering again, awakening, the psyche of our own personal and collective psychology amidst the business of today’s life.
“The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well is the Key to Success reminds us that although it’s a tough pill to swallow, failure is a necessary evil in
“. . . every reader can benefit by the sage advice on how to mend a rift or even a shattered relationship and lessen the personal impact of strife.”
“. . . if instead you follow the fairy tale of making straw into gold, you have a chance at a life that is full, meaningful, and pleasantly finite.”
“Before I Die is an undeniably inspiring concept.”
Are you perfect?
“. . . There is great care, hope, and love in these pages.”
“Dr. Samuel comprehends our current, eternal difficulty with our common fate, unimaginable for many of us, always inevitable.”
We lack an ability to cope with death.
“Mr. Braly: Man up. Stop spreading gossip about your family. Start protecting your sons [and] Show some respect for the woman who made their existence possible.”
“. . . much would have been different in the Afghanistan war if the Bush administration had not decided to go to war in Iraq at the same time.”
“. . . engaging and fun. . . . present[ing] the spectrum of views on marriage in ways most of us can relate to . . .”
“. . . packs a powerful punch: Ms. White covers every possible topic the up-and-coming female executive will need to tuck into her Prada portfolio.”
“Carrie Goldman has written a compelling, well-organized book providing a depth of knowledge about a national crisis and deftly showing how people working together in schools and communitie
“. . . it’s hard not to love this book.”
“Good Self, Bad Self provides a wealth of insight and productive suggestions for conducting a successful personal and professional life.”
“Pretty heady stuff.”