To Read or Not to Read – the Guilt-Free Guide to Choosing

A simple system for feeding your mind what it needs most. — I used to feel guilty about all the books I haven’t read. I would walk into my home or college office and see all those unread books and feel like a loser. The same thing happened when I saw all the unread books […]

A Man’s Guide to Finding True Purpose in Life

These 10 questions help you live and give from your authentic self.

You May Exercise Your Body, but do You Exercise Your Brain?

You may exercise your body, but do you exercise your brain? Staying healthy as a man requires more than just picking stuff up and putting stuff down.

In Dr. Seuss’ Children’s Books, a Commitment to Social Justice that’s Still Relevant Today

With green eggs, Who-hearing elephants, and cats with tall cats, Dr. Seuss’ books teach valuable lessons on racism, prejudice and diversity

Looking for a Summer Reading List? Here You Go

Summer has begun and Jesse Kornbluth has a few suggestions for you that are not your average beach reading.

The Delightfully Short Guide to Reading More Books

Leo Babauta has some suggestions to help you get back to the enjoyment of reading books.

Helpful Tips to Rev Up Reading Comprehension in Children

Reading is Fundamental But You Must Understand It First

The Kid From Tomkinsville

What speaks to a boy more than sports? A book about sports, of course.

Kids Need to Like What They’re Reading to Progress

Kids will be turned off reading if they have no interest in the material. Comics or picture books are fine as long as the child enjoys it.

Why Don’t We Read?

It took two hundred thousand years for man to develop the written word, another five thousand years to mass-produce it, and one generation to forget it.

Reading Books About Women Made Me A Better Man

An infinite number of books featuring multi-dimensional female characters accomplish so much less if they are read by our daughters, but not our sons.

The Readers (after Robert Hayden)

Recalling Robert Hayden’s classic poem “Those Winter Sundays,” Philip Clark presents his own remembrance of a father and his sacrifices.

The Eight Essential Kinds of Books That Every Kid Should Own

Not every kids’ book is the right fit for every kid. But there are certain types of books that every kid should encounter when they’re young.

Undistracted Reading

Leo Babauta has some tips to help you read what you want, when you want without all the distractions.

The Peculiar Case of the Reading Dad

When Frederick J. Goodall went to his son’s preschool to read one day, he had no idea that he would end up being the first father who had ever read to the class.

We Must all be Foot Soldiers in the Battle to Stamp Out Illiteracy

Two new initiatives are aiming to get parents to read more to their kids, and for new tech solutions to improve literacy.