The Future of Feeling: Building Empathy in a Tech-Obsessed World

Those of us who are not digital natives and remember a time before the internet became so central to society probably also remember the old-school ways of communication: phone calls, snail mail, face-to-face, etc. We now have the ability to do all of that electronically, and that’s a great thing: family members can Skype orContinue reading “The Future of Feeling: Building Empathy in a Tech-Obsessed World”

2020 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge, Feminist-Style: Part II

Okay, 16 more! Let’s do this! (Part I is here.) ABOUT A BOOK CLUB The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo by Paula Huntley The Maximum Security Book Club: Reading Literature in a Men’s Prison by Mikita Brottman Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in BooksContinue reading “2020 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge, Feminist-Style: Part II”

2020 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge, Feminist-Style

Several years ago, Book Riot assigned a feminist book for one of its reading challenge prompts, and people seemed to keep picking from the same 2-3 titles over and over and over. But one can find feminist themes in pretty much every genre, and to prove it, I created a list of feminist book recommendationsContinue reading “2020 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge, Feminist-Style”

The Marriage Clock

Leila Abid’s parents got together the old-fashioned way: via arranged marriage. Decades later, their relationship is one of mutual love and respect. Naturally, they want the same kind of stability for their daughter. And now that Leila is practically on the verge of spinsterhood — at the ripe old age of 26 — they feelContinue reading “The Marriage Clock”