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Verity soars

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - OCTOBER 29: A sign hangs above an Amazon Books store on October 29, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Amazon profits fell short of Wall Street expectations for the second quarter in a row as the company grapples with…

The best thrillers of 2021

When he was only 8 years old, Wayland Maynard saw his father, the "sweet, chic and demanding" barber from a small town in Vermont, shoot himself in the head. The note that was left also serves as the title of Eric Rickstand's weird and…

Live better through reading books

By the time this advertisement appeared in the Book Review on August 14, 1927, the idea of ​​reading books for self-improvement was not new. As early as 1859, the Scottish reformer Samuel Smiles advocated in “Self-Help” that “the best…

Rachel Held Evans’ last words

Jeff, how was it for you to take this?JEFF CHU The decision to say yes to Dan and the children was not a difficult one. In fact, following and finishing the book was really difficult. But that's the problem with friendship - I don't think…