AUTHOR PROFILE: James Doty, MD, is a clinical professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Stanford University and the director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University School...
It's New Year's Eve, and baby it's cold outside here on the East Coast of the United States! It seems like the perfect day to recommend 4 wise books that will be sure to...
Author Profile: LOLA A. Akerstrom, Author of 'LAGOM', The Swedish Secret of Living Well
Having lived on three different continents — Africa, North America, and now Europe — for extended periods of time, Lola (Akinmade)...
BOOK WISE Summer 2017 Pick: This Phenomenal Life --the amazing ways we are connected with our Universe'
CATEGORY: Non-Fiction Nature/Science/Art
CULTURE SPOTLIGHT: The Entire Universe
AUTHOR: Misha Maynerick Blaise
Publishers Weekly Review: "Whimsically hip illustrations elucidate wild science-based facts, from the...
BOOK WISE Spring 2017 Pick: Beauty and the Soul--The Extraordinary Power of Everyday Beauty to Heal Your Life
THROW BACK SELECTION: Book was published in 2009
CULTURE SPOTLIGHT: Author From Italy, content is universal
AUTHOR: Piero Ferrucci is...
BOOK WISE Winter Pick: The Little Book of Hygge --The Danish Way to Live Well
CULTURE SPOTLIGHT: Denmark
AUTHOR: Meik Wiking
OF NOTE: Book was a best-seller in the UK and just released in America in January,
BOOK WISE FALL PICK: Behold the Dreamers
CULTURE SPOTLIGHT: Africa/New York
AUTHOR: Imbolo Mbue
OF NOTE: Book has been optioned for film
Book Wise Pow-Wow: It's a tough political climate right now in the United States and the...
"If you’re pro-immigration, there’s something in the novel to support your argument. If you’re anti-immigration, there’s something in there to support your argument, too. My goal was to tell the story completely and leave...
BOOK WISE SPRING PICK: In Other Words
GENRE: Non-Fiction/Autobiography/Dual Language(English-Italian) Format
CULTURE SPOTLIGHT: Italy
AUTHOR: Jhumpa Lahiri is the author of four works of fiction: Interpreter of Maladies, The Namesake, Unaccustomed Earth, and The Lowland.She has received numerous awards, including the...
BOOK WISE FALL PICK: The Little Paris BookShop
AUTHOR: Nina George is a prize-winning and bestselling author from Germany (“Das Lavendelzimmer” – “The Little Paris Bookshop”) and freelance journalist since 1992, who has published 26...