Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-1963

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In his book, Taylor Branch goes deep into what it was like to live in the age of the Dr. himself.

Setting the Table: Hospitality Is When the Other Person Is On Your Side

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews Danny Meyer’s new book and has one bit of advice for you: “Eat his words.”

Get the Behavior You Want… Without Being the Parent You Hate!: Dr. G’s Guide to Effective Parenting

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Chrisitan Toto reviews Dr. Deborah Gilboa’s newest book.

Forks: A Quest for Culture, Cuisine and Connection

Three years. Five continents. One motorcycle.

Why did Allan Karl sell nearly everything he owned, pack up, and travel the world for three years – alone – on a motorcycle?

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.

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.

One Man’s Hilarious Journey to Become a Mommy Man

One Man’s Hilarious Journey to Become a Mommy Man

Jerry Mahoney’s new memoir about becoming a dad through surrogacy is a laugh-out-loud funny, insanely perceptive look about what it really takes to build a family.

Transsexual Men Finding Family, Brotherhood, and Themselves

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Manning Up, a new anthology of essays from transmen, releases with the start of LGBT Pride/Book Month.

Warrior Poet’s New Book, ‘Until You Make the Shore,’ Is Required Reading

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We shouldn’t read poetry to quiet the mind. We should read poetry to wake us the hell up.

What a Friend We Have in Stephen! A Writing Lesson…From Stephen King

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews On Writing by Stephen King.

Manning Up: Transsexual Men on Finding Family, Brotherhood, and Themselves

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A new book brings together a diverse range of trans*male voices to share their stories of how they became the men that they are.

Artis Henderson’s ‘Unremarried Widow’ [Review and Interview]

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“Everything will be ok.” When you are the widow of a serviceman who died in Iraq, those words are so not ok. Jesse Kornbluth talks to Artis Chester about her book and her life.

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.

Great Fathers’ Day Gift Idea: New Book on Men and Prayer

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Do men pray? Should they?

Faitheist: A Review

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A review of a book about a young, gay atheist, his journey through religion and sexuality, and his thoughts on the importance of interfaith work.

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.