Whether you love him or hate him, one thing is certain: Donald J. Trump is leading a lot a people to read about politics. For both online and brick-and-mortar stores, sales of books supporting — and condemning — the current Commander-in-Chief are on the rise — at Blinkist, we’ve seen interest in political reads rise by 60%. Here’s a look at six of this year’s most compelling books about this incredibly controversial president.
In his 2017 book, Tribe of Mentors, legendary life-hacker Tim Ferriss interviewed experts in a variety of fields to discover the secrets behind their success. Among those he spoke with was Liv Boeree, a professional science communicator and one of the world’s most successful poker players. Ferriss asked Boeree, “What purchase of $100 or less has most positively impacted your life in the last six months (or in recent memory)?” We were thrilled when we read her response ...
Nosh on tray-passed apps from 10 of downtown’s best restaurants, then raise a glass to the Gaslamp itself during this decadent three-course dinner that evolves into an exclusive outdoor celebration right on a closed-off block of Fifth Avenue.
When an agitated news addict and his even-keeled wife learn that the government is goading citizens into signing a statement of support for the president, the couple clashes with their family members during the one time of year when personal politics are usually off limits.
We go through our lives accumulating things, yet few of us consider what will happen to our belongings once we’re no longer around to enjoy them. If we did, we’d realize that our possessions end up in the hands of our kids and friends, who have to then wade through a sea of stuff, trying to figure out what’s really meaningful, and what should be tossed.
This past February 14, 17-year-old David Hogg and his 14-year-old sister, Lauren, began their morning in much the same way as they had during the hundred or so schooldays that preceded it. But this day wouldn’t unfold like the rest, as the siblings would soon witness one of the most devastating massacres in modern American history.
You don’t have to look far these days to find members of older generations dismissively referring to millennials as snowflakes — a term used to label today’s young adults as whinier and more entitled than anyone born before 1983. And while many younger people take offense to the word, it’s difficult to completely deny the existence of “Generation Snowflake” at a time when cry closets are popping up on college campuses, and some students are so rattled by applause that they encourage jazz hands instead of clapping.