We see clearly the immensity of the world’s problems, and the strength it took for someone like Vargas to keep telling the truth. And now, she’s telling the biggest truth of all: her own.
There’s nothing groundbreaking, but the actress comes across as down-to-earth, likable, and humanly fallible.
I can’t help but cling, however, to the old-fashioned notion that it is easier to retain information integrated into an overarching story line...That said, if “Feminist Fight Club” is on the right track in its presentation style, it has performed a huge service not just to its target audience but to the businesses they will be joining.
While the technical details of some cases and the sheer volume of case studies may overwhelm the reader, the experiences and perspectives this book contains is sure to provide inspiration.
For those of us of a certain age, this certainly resonates powerfully. And for those who, like our author, came of employment age at the moment of the Great Recession, this anecdote and the many others that come stuffed in this slim volume all give much to ponder about life and its myriad contents.
The Creativity Challenge by K.H. Kim makes a convincing case for the gradual decline in American creativity over the past quarter century, and follows up with a plausible explanation.
Love Warrior, which resides in the same realm as books by Brené Brown and Elizabeth Gilbert, presents an intense and absorbing narrative while reaching for something bigger and more quixotic, the mystery of intimacy itself.
...all of us who were there that day or remember that day will find THE RED BANDANNA to be a perfect way to re-examine the real reason beyond terrorism that the 9/11 narratives will always mean so much to all of us. This is a stellar literary achievement.
Overall, the Dubrows present a refreshing, less-is-more perspective on maintaining a youthful appearance and have crafted a solid information resource. A useful, accessible primer for readers hoping to keep themselves looking their best.
This book is full of advice and stories in Bricker's exuberant, high-spirited voice, with a foreword by Australian Christian evangelist Nick Vujicic.
By the author’s own admission, few people are interested in learning about nonduality; however, for those curious about the little-understood movement and what it really means, this book will be a welcome guide.
The result is not only a guide (and the breadth of Moran’s reading is astonishing). It’s a feat of empathy. Every page radiates understanding; every paragraph, its (shy) author’s gentle wit.
Out of the Wreck I Rise: A Literary Companion to Recovery, published in early September by University of Chicago Press, is like a pub crawl around the globe and across the ages, in company with an artistic who’s who of brilliant if besotted company.
Some of their solutions, such as sharing deep emotions, may not be comfortable for everyone. That said, the authors will likely help parents find imaginative, calm ways to help their children become adults. A parenting manual that’s soft on research but warm, wise, and often original.
Brown's humor is pointed inward as often as outward, and he neither glosses over nor languishes on the fact that he has fewer years ahead of him than behind.
Though the narrative sometimes lacks the literary appeal that distinguishes books from live comedy—and some readers might want to put it down and watch her show instead—it’s consistently funny and highly readable...A hilarious and effective memoir from a woman with zero inhibitions.
All at Sea compels the reader’s trust and sympathy, but also provokes us to consider our hypocrisies.
That may sound awfully judgmental. But Ms. Dombek, despite her efforts to keep the first-person pronoun at bay (“I don’t want you to find me self-absorbed,” she writes early on), is also offering an earnest recovery narrative of sorts.
Angel Rock Leap by Ellen Weisberg and Ken Yoffe is very realistic and covers relevant issues affecting society today. The characters truly seem like real people to me.
...writing has served as therapy for her is reflected in this narrative...However, Spencer-Devlin’s post-recovery activities, such as her time as a motivational speaker, may be of less interest to some readers...