“I was curious about more than just how often ‘girl’ books appeared; I wanted to understand who was writing these books, and the fate of the ‘girl’ in the title.” Exploring today’s book titles, Emily St. John Mandel asks: “Who are these girls? Why are there so many of them?”
Emily Contois uses the Zuki theme for her magazine-style website.
On Parisian film producer and director Carole Bienaimé Besse’s site, you’ll find style, art, health, work, lifestyle, and more, all through the lens of African diaspora culture.
After the children of three different friends commit suicide, Jan Wilberg reflects on the role of friendship in facing grief: “Not to presume, not to intrude, but not to forget either, not to go on as if nothing happened.”
Heavy, prolonged drinking — especially excessive daily drinking — disrupts the brain‘s neurotransmitters, the brain chemicals that transmit messages. For example, alcohol initially enhances the effect of GABA, the neurotransmitter which produces feelings of relaxation and calm. But chronic alcohol consumption eventually suppresses GABA activity so that more and more alcohol is required to produce […]
By SHANNON DOYNE What is the Q factor and how might it affect how and when a person achieves success? Published: November 7, 2016 at 05:30AM from NYT The Learning Network http://ift.tt/2fuYsM9
By SUZANNE BERNE An old man and a child travel across post-Civil War Texas in Paulette Jiles’s “News of the World.” Published: November 7, 2016 at 05:30AM from NYT Books http://ift.tt/2frlF1A