Emilia Schrier

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10 Steps to a Happier Life, Backed By Research

I went through a number of great books on happiness and pulled together ten research-based tips that can help build a happier life:<p>1) Cut the small …


The story of the most important Cold War spy most people have never heard of

One of the most significant US intelligence operations in modern history took place in the heart of Soviet Moscow, during one of the most dangerous stretches of the Cold War.<p>From 1979 to 1985, a span that includes President Ronald Reagan's "evil empire" speech, the 1983 US-Soviet war scare, the …

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9 Books That Grab You From Page One

<i>Orignally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.</i><p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>9 Books That Grab You From Page One<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews


The Obsessively Detailed Map of American Literature’s Most Epic Road Trips

I am a freak for the American road trip. And I’m not alone, as some of this country’s best writers have taken a shot at describing that …


Actual Rejection Letters That Were Sent to Future Superstars

This Is Your Brain on Jane Austen: The Neuroscience of Reading Great Literature

I freely admit it—like a great many people these days, I have a social media addiction. My drug of choice, Twitter, can seem like a particularly …


Dystopia is done, fantasy is finished: why realism is on the rise in YA fiction

For years dystopia and fantasy have dominated teen bookshelves, but now change is in the air: a new brand of gritty, down-to-earth realism is the hot new YA craze. Say goodbye to far-off lands and totalitarian regimes, wizard schools and space adventures – and hello to high school, teen angst and …

13 Places From Your Favorite Books That You Can Actually Visit

Whether we’re catching a London train to the magic wizarding world, experiencing the running of the bulls in Pamplona, or dining across from an enchanting vampire in Washington, our literary adventures feel very real. Books have the uncanny ability to transport us to the places we’ve never been, …


The Best 25 Hikes In America

America is home to some of the most beautiful natural scenery in the world and while we definitely plan to indulge in the hot dogs, fireworks, and …

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

8 Time-Tested Task Management Methods

Always on the search for a more efficient way to work, I have a penchant for exploring and writing about productivity methods. But it's sort of a …

25+ Incredible Novels You Must Read At Least Once In Your Life

Last Updated on August 6, 2018<p>Lifehack Reads<p>Lifehack Reads is the curated collection of our favorite books, carefully categorized and sorted by our …


51 Mini Family Vacations

We looked at all 50 states—plus Washington D.C.—to bring you a great list of fun—and cheap!—mini-vacation destinations.<p><b>Sulphur Springs, Arkansas</b><br>In …

25 Famous Authors' Favorite Books

One key to being a good writer is to always keep reading—and that doesn't stop after you've been published. Here are 25 authors's favorite reads. Who …