Sep 7, 2013 — Media outlets are full of stories about whether women can "have it all." After becoming a mother, Curtis Sittenfeld came to appreciate novels and memoirs that look beyond those headlines to celebrate the difficult, messy, delightful juggling act of parenthood. She shares three of her favorites.
Jan 15, 2013 — In fiction, Karen Thompson Walker's sci-fi debut and Vladimir Nabokov's unfinished final novel arrive in paperback. In softcover nonfiction, Toby Wilkinson reviews Egypt's political past; Alec Wilkinson surveys 19th-century polar exploration; and William Broad probes the science of yoga.
Feb 7, 2012 — Yoga can be extremely beneficial, but it also can be quite dangerous. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist William Broad examines the pleasures and pitfalls of the practice in his latest book, The Science of Yoga.
Jan 18, 2012 — Fiction master E.L. Doctorow returns with short stories, while novelist Cristina Garcia finds intrigue among "lady matadors," and Teju Cole looks afresh at post-Sept. 11 New York. In nonfiction, a mother learns self-acceptance through yoga and an economist explodes conventional wisdom about sports.
Feb 19, 2011 — Writer Claire Dederer thought yoga would make her a better person, a better mother and maybe even all-around perfect. What she found was something deeper, messier and much more real.
May 9, 2010 — Yoga may be practiced by 15 million Americans today, but author Robert Love says its roots in this country go back 121 years — to a 13-year-old Iowan whose life-changing moment happened in Lincoln, Neb. He is the subject of Love's new book, The Great Oom: The Improbable Birth of Yoga in America.
Nov 10, 2005 — B.K.S Iyengar is considered the world's greatest living yoga master, and at the age of 87, he can still stand on his head and hold a conversation at the same time. His new book charts his personal journey to mental and physical well-being.