Wabi-Sabi: For Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers

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Wabi-sabi isn’t anything new — it dates all the way back to the 12th century. But with the help of Leonard Koren’s book, Jesse Kornbluth demonstrates its uses in the world today.

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Oldman’s Brave New World of Wine: Pleasure, Value, and Adventure Beyond Wine’s Usual Suspects

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Looking to amp up your wine knowledge? Jesse Kornbluth has just the book for you.

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He’s Probably My Favorite Author. His Bestselling Book? The Razor’s Edge

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews W. Somerset Maugham’s novel.

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Fifth Business

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Enough reality for one week. Fiction beckons…

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Boots on the Ground? This Question Takes Me Back to 2003, and ‘Stuff Happens’

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews David Hare’s “Stuff Happens”.

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Storytelling, Culture, and Revolution

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Stories, whether fictitious or true, spring forth from our values, believes, perceptions, dreams, imaginations or wishes, all of which are bound to our life experiences, which in turn are fundamentally shaped by our particular environment. Raoul Wieland shares a few of these stories.

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Peter Temple: The Broken Shore

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Peter Temple’s books are prize winners. This one took the Colin Roderick Award for Australian writing as well as Australia’s major prize for crime fiction, the Ned Kelly Award. Good enough for ya?

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy, Right Now

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Happiness is captured moment by moment, especially when the world weighs us down.

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So Long, See You Tomorrow

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews William Maxwell’s book, So Long, See You Tomorrow, and calls it “quietly brilliant”.

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Why Not? How To Use Everyday Ingenuity To Solve Problems Big And Small

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews a new book that details a few new life-hacks.

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A Dog and His Man Travel America—And Find Each Other

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‘Travels With Casey’ is a brilliant, funny, heartwarming book about an epic journey across America and the dogs (and men) Benoit and Casey met in the process.

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The Last Taxi Ride: A Talk With A.X. Ahmad About His Sensual Thriller

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A.X. Ahmad talks about writing, how he created a fast-moving thriller that was so sensually descriptive, surprise endings–and of course, some thoughts on being a good (or not so good) man.

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Changing the Face of Business – Call For Submissions

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Business ain’t what it used to be. We’re looking for the voices that will shape what it becomes. If you’re a writer with a perspective on business, please let us hear from you.

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We’re All Getting Older: Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

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Jess Kornbluth reviews cartoonist Roz Chast’s memoir, and discusses the hard stuff about getting older.

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New Book by Good Men Project Author Matt Salesses: Different Racisms

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Matt Salesses has been a writer for The Good Men Project since day one. Now he has a new book: Different Racisms: On Stereotypes, the Individual, and Asian American Masculinity.

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“They said to be blind meant not to see. How was I to believe them when I saw?”

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And There Was Light: The autobiography of Jacques Lusseyran, blind hero of the French Resistance.

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