“The Reckoning” asks us all to come to terms with the woman’s experience | books

Photo: Paula Allen the account Written by V (formerly Eve Ensler) Bloomsbury Publishing 272 pages, $28 V will discuss the account in conversation with Ann Patchett, 6:30 p.m. on Monday, February 6th at Parnassus Books tThis is a line in the accountThe latest book by V (formerly Eve Ensler)where she shares her frustration with making … Read more

Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth’s new book, “I’m Not a Philosopher, But I Have Ideas,” delivers a real dose of sunshine

If you’re a reader of this column, you’ve probably noticed that I gravitate toward self-help books that are practical, science-based, and without much fanfare. And it might surprise you that I was delighted with Kristin Chenoweth’s book I’m Not a Philosopher, But I Have Ideas, a book that’s more faith-based, earnest, and frankly, kind of … Read more

Guest comment: Connected to a love of literature – the story of the savior of La Jolla’s book

Some people rescue dogs. Some rescue cats. I save books. It started innocently enough. Four years ago, we did a major relocation from Northern California to San Diego. And we needed to reduce our possessions for life. For me, that meant eliminating decades of books. I sorted through years of club picks, personal favorites, and … Read more

Conservative parents activists want Maryland schools to ban two books. The new school board member accepts. – The Baltimore Sun

Julie McShane read the first 30 pages of the “Gender Queer” graphic novel last year and decided she couldn’t continue. For the mother and local conservative activist, the author’s exploration of sexual and gender identity seemed intended to confuse children. She concluded that it did not belong in the school libraries or classrooms from which … Read more

Dreams of freedom, debt and control – YubaNet

January 30, 2023 – Written in a lively, accessible manner that relies extensively on interviews with formerly imprisoned people, cars and prisons Examines how the costs of owning and using a vehicle are deeply involved with the prison system in the United States. American consumer tradition has long regarded automobiles as the “machine of freedom”, … Read more

3 Mysterious Storytelling Action Books Every Leader Should Read Right Now

These must-read books show how stories not only enable us to share information in a memorable way, … [+] But driving meaningful connections. GT For some time now, storytelling has been understood as a powerful leadership tool. When storytelling is promoted in a business setting, the main benefit attributed to it is its ability to … Read more

Mock ‘book burning’ near Melbourne simulates loud book ban protests in Florida

Support the local press. Unlock unlimited digital access to floridatoday.com Click here and sign up today. MELBOURNE — With the faces of state and local government officials cut out on poles large, community activists gathered around a bonfire made of cardboard and tissue paper to hold a mock “book burning” across the street from Melbourne … Read more