Samia Mansoor

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The great metropolis has always been a magnet for writers, whose scrutiny has laid bare towers of ‘issues’ alongside its grand glamour<p>“I probably moved to New York because of the New Yorker, Dorothy Parker, EB White,” the author Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney told Interview magazine recently. Sweeney, now …

The Paris Review's Summer 2016 Issue Is Here!

By The Paris Review June 1, 2016<p>Bulletin<p>We’re not big on themes here at the <i>Review</i>, but our new Summer issue was designed with the poolside in mind—we did everything short of printing it on sunscreen-proof paper. At its center you’ll find a portfolio curated by Charlotte Strick, an essay by Leanne …

24 Cool Tech Startups You Should Know About This Year

Here is a list of some of the innovative technology startups that I met at the TechCrunch Disrupt startup conference in New York earlier this month.<p>Earlier this month, I attended TechCrunch Disrupt NY, an annual startup conference at which many tech-related startups showcase their offerings, …

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Why You Should Always Carry a Notebook

There isn’t one prolific creator of any kind that I know that hasn’t abided by the policy of carrying a notebook. I have stacks of Moleskine …

7 Strategies to Make Healthy Habits Stick

We all have that vision in our head of who we'd love to be. Fit, active, free from pain and chronic health conditions, surrounded by supportive and loving people, and engaged in rewarding and purposeful work. But getting from here to there is tough, and you may feel like you've tried just about …

Follow These 12 Steps to a Joyful Life

1. Be grateful for everything -- good or apparently bad!<p>2. Be compassionate -- everyone you meet is fighting your own battle!<p>3. It's always sunny above the clouds -- hold onto hope. Sometimes it's all we seem to have.<p>4. Have reverence for everything -- imagine people have a sign on their forehead …

Go Behind the Fiction in These 17 Essay Collections and Biographies

Non-fiction is often overlooked for its flashier fictional counterpart, especially in the varied alien worlds and magical kingdoms of science fiction …

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is 'dream' Kickstarter success

Illustrated book intended to inspire girls to ‘bigger goals’ tells the stories of 100 great women and scores runaway hit on fundraising site<p>“Once there was a Mexican girl whose name was Frida,” begins one of the 100 fairytale reinventions included in Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls. A new …