Archive for November 2019

A Love Story for Bibliophiles: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

A Love Story for Bibliophiles: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern
So it went when I bought Erin Morgenstern’s “The Starless Sea” when it came out two weeks ago. I’ve been waiting all summer for this book to land on the shelves, having told everyone I knew how much I loved “The Night Circus.” Now, like any person with a favorite author, there’s always that first... Read more »

You Don't Know What You Don't Know: Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell

You Don't Know What You Don't Know: Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell
What is your default when you meet a stranger? Are you hesitant? Trusting? Engaged? Or relying on physical cues to feel someone out? It’s pretty easy to armchair quarterback an encounter after the fact, but, for example — if you met Hitler just prior to World War II, what are the chances you too would... Read more »