In The End of College, Kevin Carey paints a vivid and surprising portrait of the future of education. Do any of these stats surprise you? Share your thoughts with us on Twitter using #EndofCollege.
Snowed in? Consider curling up with one (or more!) of these hot reads:
“Diffident people don’t get to the White House. Humble people don’t get to the White House. As surely as you have to be a natural-born citizen and at least thirty-five years old to seek the presidency at all, so too do you have to be a shameless, chest-thumping, unapologetic narcissist—however discreetly you might try to conceal that fact.” –Jeffrey Kluger, The Narcissist Next Door In honor of Jeffrey’ Kluger’s new book, The Narcissist Next Door (on sale now), here’s a round-up of the six best presidential narcissists who led our country with a “level of vanity that seems to border on madness.”
In honor of Fathers’ Day, we’ve rounded up some of the top pops in literature – fun dads, strict dads, and men who fill the role of fathers to other men’s children. These titles make perfect gifts for Dear Old Dad or anytime reminders to give your old man a call.
The United Nations has recognized May 21 as the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, so we find it only fitting to list a few reading recommendations that explore cultures both near, and far:
Motherhood is complex! Find an insight that speaks to your relationships from these wise, beautiful, and often funny memoirs and stories.
Riverhead Books is proud to be the "most feminist publisher" (The New Republic). Here are some of our sensational women writers you won't want to miss in 2014!
The ocean is rising. A man gets shot in a movie theater for texting. Fukushima is still leaking radioactive material into the Pacific, and West Virginia has methylcyclohexene methanol poisoning the drinking water. And that's just last week: how bad will things be by the next century? Some of our finest literary writers have predicted what our future might look like, reminding us all that it could be much, much worse.
Who better than comic artist Jaime Hernandez to bring to life the fictional world of Junot Diaz? Here's a sneak preview of the extremely limited, special slipcased, illustrated edition of the New York Times bestseller This Is How You Lose Her
Penguin Books is notorious for throwing a wild and woolly annual Halloween party in our office hallways. Just how haywire have things gotten in past years? The facilities team felt it necessary to circulate the following guidelines.
Dear Anne: whether we have writer's block, a serious illness, a rude coworker, a delayed flight, or Japanese river rash, you always make us feel better.
Too busy to read ten books by November? Here's a guide to the fiction and nonfiction finalists so at your next literary cocktail party, you can blurt out something vaguely knowledgeable before running to the bar for a refill.