Articles by: Jess Dukes

TRAVEL

City-Hopping with Books through Europe

City-Hopping with Books through Europe

Can’t you just picture it? You, looking casually stunning at a café table on a busy European avenue, sipping the local brew, taking in a scene that makes quitting your job and becoming a permanent adventurer sound like a good […]

by × September 3, 2013 ×

CHARLES MANSON

The Rise and Fall of 9 Creepy Cults

The Rise and Fall of 9 Creepy Cults

When I was a freshman in college, an adorably scruffy guy invited me to an off-campus meeting of free-thinkers. He compared the get-together to a Parisian salon, so I went. We discussed societal issues until they landed at the ol’ […]

by × August 19, 2013 ×

BABY NAMES

7 Quirky Baby Name Books

7 Quirky Baby Name Books

Baby name book titles really go for the gusto, have you noticed? There has yet to be a guide entitled, One Million of the Most Comprehensive, So-Very-Perfect, Greatest Baby Names for All Eternity!! but just wait. I’m sure it’s in […]

by × August 7, 2013 ×

IRISH LITERATURE

7 Books, Plays, and Authors That Take You To Ireland

7 Books, Plays, and Authors That Take You To Ireland

I’ve never been to Ireland, but I know the exact town my family is from, and I still have relatives there. I’ve also downed my fair share of Irish whiskey, and read a lot of Irish authors. Here are the […]

by × August 6, 2013 ×

WE RECOMMEND

10 Brain-Expanding Books for the College-Bound Teen

10 Brain-Expanding Books for the College-Bound Teen

It’s a big step: living on your own for the first time and being responsible for your schedule, friendships, health, and money. Let’s face it, there are dozens of ways you can screw up, be a superstar, or both. Perhaps […]

by × July 31, 2013 ×