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7 Foods I Ate as Much as Possible to Get Rid of My Belly Fat

When it comes to losing weight and changing your body, what you eat has the biggest impact. When I was trying to lose weight last year, I was exercising regularly (mostly strength training and running), but I spent more time cleaning up my diet. After a few months of hard work, I dropped a dress …

Nutrition

You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

20 new books to read in July

July's 20 must-reads

The Complete Guide to Cruise

Everything you need to know about the best way to travel (that you haven't tried yet).<p>There’s a saying around our offices that you start to hear every May, when thoughts turn to summer vacations and we all start dreaming about days—weeks!—out of the office. <i>Things are just better on the water,</i> we …

Discussion questions for “Pachinko”

<i>Our July pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club, “Now Read This” is Min Jin Lee’s historical novel “Pachinko.” Become a member of the</i> …

Interview: Why an American journalist has written a book about three marriages in Mumbai

Elizabeth Flock’s book holds up a troubling mirror to this social institution in India.<p>What can Elizabeth Flock, a white American journalist, tell us …

What We’re Reading This Summer

“Maybe Esther,” by Katja Petrowskaja<p>This book took a long time to get to me. Katja Petrowskaja and I were close friends in Moscow in the nineteen-nineties. Then she moved to Berlin, and we have seen each other sporadically since. A couple of years ago, she published “Maybe Esther,” her first book, …

Books

Summer 2018 book preview: 7 inclusive novels that will make you think

A year of new voices

5 New Books to Read Instead of Watching Old Sex and the City Episodes Over and Over

Whether you best identify with Carrie, Charlotte, Samantha, or Miranda, people everywhere will always love the HBO comedy series <b>Sex and the City</b>. With the 20th anniversary of the show upon us, we're celebrating this monumental year with the best new books that remind us of our favorite fearless …

11 New Summer Books For Your Book Club, Because It's The Perfect Time To Read With Your Friends

It's summer, and the longer days probably have you inspired to <i>do</i> more... in the company of other people and with a glass of wine. To me, that means …

Top 10 lost women's classics

What is a “lost” women’s classic? How unappreciated does something have to be before you consider it lost? Also, lost to whom?<p>As a Virago author, I am proudly, painfully aware that my book was paid for – literally and figuratively – by the art of women who are now dead. There wouldn’t be a taste …

15 books Bill Gates says you should read this summer

1/<p>"Everything Happens for a Reason" by Kate Bowler<p>Kate Bowler was diagnosed with an incurable form of colon cancer at the age of 35. In her book, …

Join Our Summer Book Club

One of my goals for 2018 is to expand my reading horizons. I read a lot of recent fiction (actually, when I’m not at work, I read pretty much …

These 3 habits can completely transform your confidence

Most people misunderstand confidence …<p>They think that people are just naturally confident.<p>This is false.<p>People who have unearned levels of …

10 essential career lessons to embrace before it’s too late

Keep your head down and your nose to the grindstone—or so we’ve been taught.<p>Is that really the best career guidance?<p>People often take this sort of …

Top 50 Books That Make You Happy

<b>Need A Lift? Here Are 50 Books That Make You Happy</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Need some positive thinking? How about some books that make you happy?<p>While the …

The 13 Best Books I Read Last Year

These are some seriously great books. How great are they, you ask? Well, let me tell you. See, my 1-10 rating system is actually logarithmic. Meaning …

31 Underrated Foreign Novels You Should Read

Time to expand your preferences.

5 Books to Read If You Love New York

This month, <i>New York</i> Magazine helped the New York City Mayor’s Office select five critically acclaimed finalists for the city’s One Book, One New York …

25 Amazing Books by Women You Need to Read

It's time to do some spring cleaning, dust off the bookshelf, and plot which stories to add to your reading list. Whether you're looking to discover …

15 Books About The Immigrant Experience We Think You’ll Love

From The Joy Luck Club to Americanah, here are the books our readers couldn't put down.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Working It Out: 16 ‘no-nonsense’ lessons for professional success

There is nothing great about poverty. Adversity makes you strong but eventually, it breaks you if you do not get out of it soon. Money may not bring …

These Are The Books Money Diarists Recommend You Read

As an avid reader, I've spent a good portion of my life deciding what to read next. After all, there's no Netflix for fiction; there's no algorithm …

Books

‘The Unseeing Idol of Light’ review: Look out for the noose

One day Prakash put his wife on a train from Cochin to Calicut. He never saw her again. The disappearance of the pregnant young Deepti is at the …

Books Teachers Recommend for Introducing Children to the Wonder of Words

You don’t have to be a teacher to help your children notice wonderful word choices in picture books. Read these books to show children the richness …

Top 10 books based in Tangier

From William Burroughs’s Naked Lunch to Paul Bowles’s translations of Moroccan authors, here are the best novels set in the city<p>Mark Twain. Edith Wharton. Patricia Highsmith. The Beats. At one time or another, these literary figures passed through Tangier, and were inspired by the places they saw …

Top 10

15 Books That Have Been Called 'The Next Great American Novel' — And What To Read Instead

It’s the dream of every American writer: the siren song of writing “the next great American novel”. A novel that, as Lena Dunham (and, admittedly, …

50 Must-Read Modern Classics in Translation From Around the World

Did you know that only about 3% of books published in the U.S. each year are translations? The number varies from year to year, but regardless, it’s …

Books

Amy Tan picks five writers to read for writing inspiration | brunch | boc

<b>1. Louise Erdrich</b><p>Louise Erdrich<p>My first pick would be Louise because her book <i>Love Medicine</i> which has a conversational narrative. It won the the 1984 …

From Lihaaf to Pinjar: 10 Stories by Indian Female Authors That Will Make You Crave for More

There are a lot of books about femininity and womanhood, and more about being a woman in this current society, but a lot of these books have been …