A review of Gloria Steinem's newest, and fantastic book, My Life on the Road.
Wherein I try to be coy about my obsession with the amazing Sarah Vowell. Seriously, do yourself a favor and pick up either this book or one of her collections of essays--The Partly Cloudly Patriot is my favorite. She's hilarious, informative, and I sort of wish we could be best friends.
As a Barnard woman, I obviously had to review President Spar's addition to the "women can/can't have it all" debate.
Anthropology nerds like me will love Michael Pollan's latest deep dive into the roles of food in our lives.
If you've ever used the words karma, guru, or mantra, you've been influenced by the Indian spirituality and philosophy known as Vedanta. Philip Goldberg offers a fascinating look at the ways in which cultures quietly transform one another.
Rushdie's prose is precise and viceral, and explores themes of identity and belonging by absorbing you in the world he creates.
This collection of lyrical, thought-provoking and humorous essays chronicles Tan’s life, but not in chronological order. Rather, the essays are arranged artfully to reveal Tan’s life through its influence on her writing.
Remembering the original dystopian YA novel.