Emily Courney

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From 56 To 221 Pounds: My Eating Disorder Journey

<b>Reality:</b> <i>Every organ in my body was failing, and my parents were told to plan my funeral, as anorexia finally seemed to be winning when my weight</i> …

The 25 Books You're Going to Want to Curl Up With This Fall

Summer reading is great, but there's nothing better than getting that first pumpkin latte of the season and curling up with a good book. I'm Brenda Janowitz, author of The Dinner Party, and I'm here to tell you which books are going to make you late to all of your Halloween parties. We've got a …

Ordinary Suburban Home Is Hiding a Luxurious Renaissance-Era Castle Inside

From the outside, this cream-colored home with a two-car garage in Newport, Oregon, looks like any other building on the block. Inside, however, is a totally different story–the chosen decor resembles the grandeur interior of an opulent Renaissance-era castle.<p>The thick, hand-carved doors and …

Real Estate

'Hope Street': The Mental Illness Greetings Cards Offering Support To Those Who Need It Most

What a great idea 💡<p>Any form of mental illness is, just that - an illness. Yet it’s not something you’d necessarily buy a typical ‘Get Well Soon’ …

Kids Kept Giving This Man Their Suicide Notes, So He Tattooed Their Names On His Arm

Five hundred thirty-five unneeded suicide notes and counting.<p>Find a crisis centre here, or call:<p><b>Kids Help Phone:</b> 1-800-668-6868<p><b>LGBT Youth Line:</b> 1-800-268-9688<p><b>Trans Lifeline:</b> 1-877-330-6366

If You Liked Gone Girl, You'll Love These Suspense Thrillers

For a long time, it seemed like maybe Liane Moriarty and Stephen King had cornered the modern market on the suspense-fiction genre. But no more: …


Never Let me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro - review

‘this book is full of such compassion for humanity’<p>This is a sad, complex, haunting novel which raises huge questions about family, memory, exploitation and ‘othering’. At its heart, however, is the simple story of a girl growing up to become a woman, and her relationship with her best friend and …


Pack These Pages: Three Must-Reads For Summer

In honor of summer and our hope for some leisurely reads, we've been talking to booksellers across the country — and they have a lot of suggestions.<p>So imagine your favorite summer reading spot, and get ready to "Pack These Pages." Our first guide is Harriet Logan, owner of Loganberry Books in …


49 Underrated Books You Really Need To Read

Under-read, overlooked, and forgotten books that everyone will love.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.<p>Also: Just because you've read one of these doesn't mean everyone has. Stay classy. Yay books!


It takes more than two rungs to tango

From awful to ridiculous

Don't tread on me!

This Dinosaur Butt Sex Book Is In The Running For A Prestigious Award

Chuck Tingle's erotic "Space Raptor Butt Invasion" is somehow a finalist for the Hugo Award for best short story.

Science Fiction

10 epic long-distance walks around the world

From the Highlands to the Himalayas, these hikes take in some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. They’re not for the faint-hearted, but keen trekkers will love the challenges posed by each More great walks: Europe | UK | best kit<p>Makalu Base Camp, Nepal<p>The trek to the base of the fifth …


Billionaire pledges $275 million for free mental health care for veterans, families - Military/Defense News - The Briefing Room

Re: Billionaire pledges $275 million for free mental health care for veterans, families<p>« <b>Reply #1 on:</b> April 09, 2016, 05:34:19 AM »<p>There is no doubt …

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>


Want to reject America’s Puritanism, workaholism and toxic obsession with stuff? Read Jim Harrison’s brilliant books

With a new collection of novellas, Harrison once again claims his unique place in American letters<p>In an episode of the Anthony Bourdain television program “No Reservations,” Jim Harrison offers a succinct summary of his beautifully subversive philosophy: “You have to follow the affections of your …

19 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Spring

~Spring~ into reading a new book!


13 Irish Writers to Read This St. Patrick's Day

By Sarah Jane Abbott | Off the Shelf<p>St. Patrick's Day is a time to honor Irish heritage and culture, whether that means attending a performance of Irish music or dancing, wearing green and searching for four-leafed shamrocks, or sampling some fine Irish whiskey. We at Off the Shelf will be taking …

'What Is Not Yours' Is Flawless

Most writers would give everything they own to have just one masterpiece to their name. British author Helen Oyeyemi is barely 31, and she already has at least three of them. That includes her last two novels, <i>Mr. Fox</i> and <i>Boy, Snow, Bird</i>, both of which received extensive critical acclaim in the U.S. …


Abortion ban linked to dangerous miscarriages at Catholic hospital, report claims

The woman inside the ambulance was miscarrying. That was clear from the foul-smelling fluid leaving her body. As the vehicle wailed toward the hospital, a doctor waiting for her arrival phoned a specialist, who was unequivocal: the baby would die. The woman might follow. Induce labor …


43 Life-Changing Books You Need To Read

Eat, pray, read.<p><i>Note: Some entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>


Our (Severely Depressed) Child Was Left Behind

This morning was miraculous. My 10-year-old rose and asked me to take him to breakfast. I immediately threw down the cereal box. <i>Please don't let him change his mind</i>, I thought as I scurried out the door to warm-up the car. The sky looked bluer than any I'd seen in months. Ten minutes later we sat …

11 Addictive New Books to Keep You Warm This Winter

You're sure to find something on this list that will make you want to get snowed in.<p>When the snow falls (…and falls… and falls…) a good book seems not only like a solid idea, but a necessity. Whether you're up to your knees in the white stuff and bound inside, or just feeling like the drop in …