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How to Make the Best New Year’s Resolution, from a Modern-Day Buddhist
I was reading up on author Lodro Rinzler in preparation for a conversation with him about New Year’s resolutions, when I found out that the Shambhala...
Rock Stars of the Wine World Tackle 10 Questions From a Novice
The Washington Post has called Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson “the best collaboration of two Brits since Lennon and McCartney.” The prolific pair...
An Eye-Opening, LOL Conversation With Your Funny Friend Rob Delaney
Comedian Rob Delaney’s memoir reads like a conversation with a funny friend: informal almost to the point of rambling, liberally peppered with colorful...
hyperbole and a half
“Bananas Are Just So Personable,” and More Fun With
Hyperbole and a Half
‘s Allie Brosh
Oh, happy day! Now we can all read one of our favorite humor blogs in the bathtub without fear of electrocution, because Hyperbole and a Half is on...
One of Your Favorite Humor Blogs Is a Book!
Do you have a touch of prejudice when it comes to books adapted from blogs? Fair enough. Not everything from the Internet was meant to make the jump to...
Kids In Children’s Books That Give Us The Creeps
Nothing adds a soul-chilling note of fear to a story like the presence of a creepy child. Small, quiet, and stealthy, scary children exist in all genres,...
5 Things You Need to Know About Dating a Book Nerd
Maybe it started with a bookish pick-up line. (“Girl, you are a Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius.”) Maybe your eyes met over contemporary...
5 Nonfiction Books We’d Like To See As Musicals
Many a favorite story from the page has come to life on the stage, set to song as a musical. Wicked. Oliver! Les Misérables. Even Cats was based on a...
The Best Book Title-Inspired Tattoos
Thinking of getting a tattoo? Take some advice: go with words instead of pictures. With images, there’s too much room for error. Say you ask the tattoo...