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'Lean Out' Urges Women to Create Their Own Culture in Silicon Valleynew

Serial entrepreneur and veteran coder Elissa Shevinsky thinks it's time for women to stop trying to be part of sexist Silicon Valley and to create their own spaces.
Metro Silicon Valley  |  Jennifer Wadsworth  |  07-24-2015  |  Books

How Jim Grimsley Unlearned Racist Lessonsnew

Emory professor’s new book revisits how 1960s school integration blew apart his own prejudices.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Christina Lee  |  06-10-2015  |  Books

Tyler Durden Returnsnew

Fight Club gains a dark future and deep past via a short story and new graphic novel series.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Matthew Schniper  |  05-28-2015  |  Books

Nothing is wasted in She of the Mountainsnew

Vivek Shraya's new novel is an exploration of bisexual love
VUE Weekly  |  Chris Chang-Yen Phillips  |  09-25-2014  |  Fiction

Social Plaguesnew

What The Plague can teach us about ISIS, Gaza and Ferguson.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Lee Miller  |  09-24-2014  |  Books

Slow Your Bankrollnew

Slow money authors and advocates Lyle Estill and Carol Peppe Hewitt talk about why people should think local instead of global when it comes to money.
Orlando Weekly  |  Trevor Fraser  |  04-30-2014  |  Author Profiles & Interviews


All cultures have their own stories: sets of heroes, villains and battles that help establish a national (or at least regional) identity. But sometimes, there’s some disconnect between a culture’s heroes and its current characteristics.
Worcester Magazine  |  Jeremy Shulkin  |  03-26-2014  |  Books

5 South Carolina Authors You Wish You’d Heard Ofnew

South Carolina earns its bad press from time to time, but we have at least one reason to hold our heads up: Our literary pedigree ain't half bad.
Charleston City Paper  |  Paul Bowers  |  03-07-2014  |  Books

What's a Scofield Thayer?new

What do you call a person who was slandered by Ernest Hemingway, cuckolded by E.E. Cummings, befriended and promoted T.S. Eliot, treated by Sigmund Freud, led modernist art’s charge into American culture in the 1920s and declared officially insane not long after? A damn good subject for a biography.
Worcester Magazine  |  Jeremy Shulkin  |  02-27-2014  |  Books

An Assassin Confesses: Chris Faraone on his ebook, "I Killed Breitbart"new

Dig Boston news and features editor Chris Faraone says his confrontation with the late Andrew Breitbart raised the ire of "a few Breitbart minions."
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Randy LoBasso  |  12-12-2013  |  Books

A Manual for Creating Atheists

“This book is essential for nonbelievers who want to do more than just carp about religion, but want to weaken its odious grasp on the world.”
Weekly Alibi  |  Staff  |  12-10-2013  |  Books

The God Particle and T.S. Eliotnew

At the metaphysical crossroads.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Lee Miller  |  11-07-2013  |  Books

The Bluest Eyes and Obama's legacynew

Toni Morrison's fiction shows there might be more to Washington dysfunction that straight politics.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Lee Miller  |  09-30-2013  |  Fiction

The Fiction Issue: The Earth Will Swallow Younew

An embarrassment of literary riches. That's how Alissa Nutting characterized Cleveland's writing scene. And it's true. There are riches for everyone if you know where to look and are curious enough to take a peek.
Cleveland Scene  |  Mary Doria Russell, Kevin P. Keating, Thrity Umrigar, James Renner, Dan Chaon, Daniel Wessler Riordan, Alissa Nutting, Chris Drabick and Megan Erwin  |  09-26-2013  |  Fiction

How to Destroy a Citynew

Two books try to upend familiar systems; one succeeds.
The Stranger  |  Paul Constant  |  08-15-2013  |  Books

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