With his enormous success, Malcolm Gladwell has morphed from a darling underdog to a publishing juggernaut at whom it’s now trendy to sling insults.
A new book examines how one man, under the guise of religious faith, kept his family isolated in a world of abuse and brutality, and how another family broke boundaries to help them escape.
The increasingly blurry distinction between normal and abnormal not only makes us easy targets for Big Pharma’s advertising, but also distracts us from the larger social and economic forces that shape our lives.
A new book exposes the story of the corporate competition for our taste buds and ever-expanding tummies.
Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
In an encyclopedic new book, Andrew Solomon explores how parents and children forge emotional bonds with one another in the presence of sometimes vast inborn differences.
A new book about the power of keeping your mouth shut provides a much-needed corrective to our cultural enchantment with extroversion.