We love jewel tones, floral prints, and springtime!  Jo Becker visited our publicity team today to get a sneak peek of Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality on the cover of the New York Times Book Review. 

We love jewel tones, floral prints, and springtime!  Jo Becker visited our publicity team today to get a sneak peek of Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality on the cover of the New York Times Book Review. 

gayrights:

The conservative lawyer who defended California’s ban on gay marriage at the Supreme Court is at work on another project: planning his daughter’s upcoming same-sex wedding ceremony.

Charles J. Cooper, a former top official in the Reagan Justice Department and onetime “Republican lawyer of the year,” learned of his daughter’s sexual orientation during the legal battle over California’s Proposition 8, according to journalist Jo Becker’s soon-to-be-released book chronicling the movement to legalize same-sex marriage.

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3 of our lovely writers were include in TIME’s list of 21 Female Authors You Should Be Reading

3 of our lovely writers were include in TIME’s list of 21 Female Authors You Should Be Reading

Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family) will be joining Jo Becker, author of Forcing the Spring, to discuss the fight for marriage equality!
Event details are here

Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family) will be joining Jo Becker, author of Forcing the Spring, to discuss the fight for marriage equality!

Event details are here

Enter the goodreads giveaway of How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg here!
How early should you get to the airport? What does “public opinion” really represent? Why do tall parents have shorter children? Who really won Florida in 2000? And how likely are you, really, to develop cancer? 
Ellenberg has the answers!

Enter the goodreads giveaway of How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg here!

How early should you get to the airport? What does “public opinion” really represent? Why do tall parents have shorter children? Who really won Florida in 2000? And how likely are you, really, to develop cancer? 

Ellenberg has the answers!

Looks like a good restaurant? Think again. 
Restaurants can be deceptive, here’s some tips to avoid a bad meal:   //www.buzzfeed.com/penguinusa/15-ways-to-avoid-the-restaurant-experience-from-he-fawe

Looks like a good restaurant? Think again. 

Restaurants can be deceptive, here’s some tips to avoid a bad meal:   //www.buzzfeed.com/penguinusa/15-ways-to-avoid-the-restaurant-experience-from-he-fawe

via The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch by Lewis Dartnell
An average supermarket will last a single post apocalyptic survivor about 54 years

via The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch by Lewis Dartnell

An average supermarket will last a single post apocalyptic survivor about 54 years

housingworksbookstore:

theparisreview:

“Rome says: enjoy me. London: survive me. New York: gimme all you got.”
Read Zadie Smith’s story from our Spring issue, now available in its entirety online.

I will always reblog Zadie.

housingworksbookstore:

theparisreview:

“Rome says: enjoy me. London: survive me. New York: gimme all you got.”

Read Zadie Smith’s story from our Spring issue, now available in its entirety online.

I will always reblog Zadie.

(via peterwknox)

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Ben Tarnoff, author of The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American Literature is doing an AMA at 3pm! Go to reddit.com/r/books to ask him questions about these four writers. 
The members of the bohemians are: A young Mark Twain, escaping the draft and seeking adventure; literary golden boy Bret Harte; struggling gay poet Charles Warren Stoddard; and beautiful, haunted Ina Coolbirth, poet and protectorate of this band of lost boys. 

Ben Tarnoff, author of The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American Literature is doing an AMA at 3pm! Go to reddit.com/r/books to ask him questions about these four writers. 

The members of the bohemians are: A young Mark Twain, escaping the draft and seeking adventure; literary golden boy Bret Harte; struggling gay poet Charles Warren Stoddard; and beautiful, haunted Ina Coolbirth, poet and protectorate of this band of lost boys. 

Celebrating National Poetry Month with the lovely Mary Oliver 

Celebrating National Poetry Month with the lovely Mary Oliver