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Zachary Levi had a mental health 'breakdown.' Here's how 'Radical Love' helped him heal In his new book "Radical Love," Zachary Levi pulls back the curtain on his Hollywood lifestyle for a candid look at mental health.
USA Today | 4 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A public library in Maryland held a fundraiser that left a lasting impression In Anne Arundel County, book lovers had a chance to get literary-themed tattoos from the Lucky Bird tattoo shop. Forty percent of the proceeds went toward funding for the library's branches.
NPR.org | 5 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Young adult books round-up reviews The highs and lows of first-love relationships, modern-day mythology and summer escapism are among this months pick of teenage fictionReaders facing a long wait for their next fix of Heartstopper: look out for two new teenage romances that channel some of
The Guardian | 7 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Brainwashed by Daniel Pick review do great minds really think alike? From The Simpsons to QAnon via The Stepford Wives, the psychoanalysts absorbing study of mind control is part media studies, part political history Continue reading...
The Guardian | 9 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Life in the Middles Ages is more gross than engrossing in this ruthless novel Ottessa Moshfegh's Lapvona follows the life of Marek, a 13-year-old peasant boy who lives in a cruel world of sadism and stink, cannibalism and self-flagellation.
NPR.org | 23 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Poem of the week: Llyn Gwynant by Elizabeth-Jane Burnett A bracing celebration of the exhilaration and refreshment found in wild swimmingLlyn GwynantAll through the night I twitch my heart.Swimming is a kind of hiccupthat jolts the body clean apart.All through the night I twitch my heart;tight contractions of s
The Guardian | Jun 27, 2022 09:46 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The first 'Harry Potter' book was published 25 years ago in the U.K. Three authors Laura Lam, Amy E. Reichert and Scott Reintgen weigh in on what the series has meant to them over the decades.
NPR.org | Jun 27, 2022 09:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Rogues' showcases Patrick Radden Keefe's preternatural gift for reading people Keefe recognizes that we're all unreliable narrators of our own lives, and writes about his subjects with a keen sense of understanding.
NPR.org | Jun 27, 2022 09:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
All in My Head by Jessica Morris review a candid and defiant memoir about cancer Morris resolves to fight her aggressor in this extraordinary account of her five-year struggle with a terminal brain tumourI didnt choose cancer. Cancer chose me. None of us know what we will do when were given the sentence of our death. For Jessica Morri
The Guardian | Jun 27, 2022 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Living on a Thin Line by Dave Davies review a Kink in his armour This powerful tell-all from the Kinks guitarist puts the spotlight on his own bad behaviour, dalliances with the occult and his recovery from a strokeDave Davies, co-founder of the Kinks, has had a life of era-appropriate excess and lived to be contrite a
The Guardian | Jun 27, 2022 06:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend