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


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

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Challenging Casanova: What This Book Reveals About Young Men Changes Everything


Marie Franklin reviews the book Challenging Casanova by Andrew Smiler and looks at how it fits with her own experience.

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Why Angry White Men is Worth Your Time


Michael Kimmel thinks that the justifiable decline of hegemonic masculinity is driving the issues and anxieties of America’s angry white men—and he might just be right.

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6 Famous Men’s Books Summarized in One Sentence Each


Good Men Project Writer Michael Anthony Summarizes The 6 Men’s Books That Started The Movement into One Sentence Each.

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Family Wakes Us Up (Book Excerpt)

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Matthew Remski and Michael Stone write about the spirituality of fatherhood and family life.

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Experts on Climate Change—Combining Art & Science

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Climate change experts Les Johnson, C Bangs & Greg Matloff tell it like it is and how we can change the direction of climate change in a positive way!

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Elmore Leonard R.I.P.

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For John Espinosa Nelson the height of irony was devouring Elmore Leonard novels in prison.

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More Than Just a Story: A Life Shaped Through Harry Potter

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Anthony Doubek found that the Harry Potter books taught him specific morals, introduced him to politics, and gave him a way to honestly look at the world for the first time.

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This Is Rage 1: In Tres Partes Divisa Est


“Silicon Valley parties are notoriously dour.” So begins This is Rage. We will be serializing the book, chapter by chapter. This is chapter one.

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Bored? Walk the Appalachian Trail (or just read about it)

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews A Walk in the Woods and realizes that Bill Bryson is a funny, funny man.

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Love Before Politics: The Rowan Tree

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A young man searches for meaning and purpose in an age of irony. Individual insights and relationships set upon the backdrop of world politics make The Rowan Tree a compelling first novel.

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The Pursuit of Loneliness and The Death of Philip Slater

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Slater’s classic book changed the way Jesse Kornbluth thought back in 1970, and guides him even now. Here’s why.

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The Best LGBT Books of All Time


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Benoit Denizet-Lewis asked our country’s leading queer writers to suggest five indispensable books.

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Real Man Adventures [Book Review]

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A testosterone fueled adventure through sex and gender, unlike any you’ve seen before featuring a man battling a shark on the cover.

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The Act You’ve Known for All These Years

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What do you do if are a father of a daughter who loves to perform? If you’re Stuart Horwitz, you go busking with her.

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Roosevelt Gets Shot But Gives His Speech Anyway [Excerpt from Delancey Place]


“I’ll do the best I can, but there is a bullet in my body.”

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