This week Jesse Kornbluth is revisiting some of the culture that influenced him as I wrote “Married Sex.” Perhaps the greatest was Somerset Maugham, who was, for a time, the world’s highest paid writer. There was a good reason: He wrote in the first person, like someone talking to a friend. In “Cakes and Ale,” Maugham not only does that, he doesn’t condemn a woman for liking sex. Three cheers for all of that.
Jesse Kornbluth reviews a book about food, family, and Morris Wizenberg’s father.
Jesse Kornbluth reviews a book that lays down the truth about climate change.
The Marriage Book: Centuries of Advice, Inspiration, and Cautionary Tales from Adam and Eve to Zoloft
Jesse Kornbluth reviews a book on marriage that covers it all.
With his new book, Author Mel White paints a chilling, but uplifting picture of the ethereal struggle for love and acceptance in the real world fight for equality and justice.
A Gay Dad On the 2 Books You Need to Read to Understand the Path of LGBT Family Equality Yesterday and Tomorrow
Rob Watson reviews new books by Barney Frank and Michelangelo Signorile. Together he finds them to be almost biblical in how they bridge the chronicle of family equality, the civil rights movement of our time.
We may not always been impressed, but when we are, we take it as far as it can go.
Jesse Kornbluth reviews the incredible memoir of a former meth addict, an HIV positive man, and a survivor of life’s trials.
RIP David Carr (1956-2015)
The Do’s and Don’ts of the next generation of videographers
In his book, Taylor Branch goes deep into what it was like to live in the age of the Dr. himself.
Jesse Kornbluth reviews Danny Meyer’s new book and has one bit of advice for you: “Eat his words.”
Chrisitan Toto reviews Dr. Deborah Gilboa’s newest book.
Why did Allan Karl sell nearly everything he owned, pack up, and travel the world for three years – alone – on a motorcycle?
Jesse Kornbluth reviews a new book that details a few new life-hacks.