HOW READING CAN AFFECT EATING DISORDERS – FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE

New research is trying to establish if books can help readers heal Very little is known about whether readers respond in clinically relevant ways to...

A New View of Evolution That Can’t Be Represented by a Tree

In 1837, Charles Darwin sketched a spindly tree of life in one of his notebooks. Its stick-figure trunk sprouted into four sets of branches....

11 Books You’ve Been Meaning to Read This Year to Take to the Beach

The question of what books to take to the beach every summer is one that stumps those of us with even the longest to-be-read...

Foreign Authors Shun Hebrew Translations

British author Kamila Shamsie, whose early works had been translated into Hebrew, refuses to publish her new books in Israel. She's not the only...

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Out With 2 New Books

The justice was diagnosed with diabetes as a child and discussed it as part of her 2013 autobiography. That prompted a grandmother to write....

Olga Tokarczuk’s Book ‘Flights’ Is Taking Off

The Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk had to wait until she was 28 to receive a passport and make her first trip abroad. Like many...

New Kids’ Books Put A Human Face On The Refugee Crisis

NOEL KING, HOST: Literature often reflects the times in which we live. And there's a recent trend in literature for young people that deals with...

Book vending machines installed across US by French publisher

'You don’t know what you are going to get. Who knows? Maybe you press a button and get a story written by your neighbour' Stories...

Fruit of Knowledge by Liv Strömquist review – eye-poppingly informative

Witty, clever and angry, this book about the suppression of female sexuality is fantastically acute How I loved reading Liv Strömquist’s Fruit of Knowledge. Mostly,...

10 Digital Comic Books You Need to Read Right Now

There was once a time when the act of buying comic books was as simple as taking a stroll to your local supermarket, deli,...

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U.S. Secretary of Education coming to Bay District Schools

The U.S. Secretary of Education will be in Panama City Monday. Secretary Betsy DeVos and Congressman Neal Dunn will visit Cedar Grove, which has been...

DHS plans to use credit-scores to judge who may become a citizen

The US Department of Homeland Security has published a new proposed rule that would make people ineligible for US citizenship if their credit-scores were poor. Notionally, the...

Black Teachers Improve Outcomes for Black Students

BLACK STUDENTS WHO HAVE just one black teacher in elementary school are more likely to graduate and more likely to enroll in college – and...

Scuttlebiz: What if Georgia’s low education ‘ranking’ is wrong?

The most complex obstacle to attracting talented professionals from other states to work in metro Augusta’s burgeoning cybersecurity industry is actually quite simple. They think...

Americans who find meaning in these four areas have higher life satisfaction

Discovering where people find meaning in life is a challenging task. One way is to give them an opportunity to write, in their own...