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100 Books You Should Read Now: An English Professor's List

"We are all refugees from our childhoods. And so we turn, among other things, to stories. To write a story, to read a story, is to be a refugee from …

Literature

13 foods that Queen Elizabeth eats every day

19 Secrets Your Millionaire Neighbor Won't Tell You

The secret to financial freedom.<p><i>From time to time we bring you posts from our partners that may not be new but contain advice that bears repeating.</i> …

Personal Finance

Warren Buffett Once Told a 14-Year-Old Kid the Secret to Success in 1 Simple Sentence

At a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting over a decade ago, Warren Buffett tells a 14-year-old kid a success lesson that was meant for all of us.<p>On May 1, 2004, Berkshire Hathaway held its annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, where nearly 20,000 people attended this annual ritual.<p>As reporter Jason …

8 Ways to Avoid Bullies at School

Every school in the country experiences some level of bullying within its four walls. And while a lot is being done to eradicate bullying and improve …

30 Old-School Parenting Rules That Still Apply

Tried-and-true childrearing wisdom never goes out of style.<p>We walked to school alone, rode our bikes across town, and knew talking back to our …

Growing up a Blyton girl

<b>Cleaning up controversial children’s books isn’t the answer to discrimination</b>One of the most striking memories I have of school involves an extempore …

Most people can tell if you're rich by looking at your face

A new study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology posits there's a good chance you can tell if someone is rich or poor just …

World Book Day: 11 stories that make bedtime with the kids more bearable

<b>I love reading my children stories at bedtime but there are certain books that make me want to gauge my own eyes out.</b><p>Yes, I am looking at you, …

Do These 4 Things to Make Your Children Resilient | Inc.com

From social media, virtual reality, the gig economy, crypto-currencies, changes in global balance of power and soon quantum computing, one thing is sure: Our world is changing faster than ever. While all this change is exciting and adrenaline-pumping, it brings with it plenty of stress and …

Gig Economy

14 money lessons rich parents teach their kids

Author and self-made millionaire Steve Siebold has spent a lot of time studying the ultra wealthy. He's interviewed more than 1,200 millionaires and …

Our Top Picks from Oprah's Book Club

The ReadDown<p>Our Top Picks from Oprah’s Book Club<p>From classic to modern, Tolstoy to Angelou, revisit the authors and books that inspired Oprah’s Book …

The Five Most Common Parenting Mistakes

It's time to tell it like it is. There is absolutely nothing easy about being a parent. Certainly, the journey is full of fun and gratifying moments …

'If only I'd been warned!' - writers choose books to give to their younger selves

Julian Barnes<p>I don’t regret any of the literary reading I missed out on in my youth. I rather enjoy the chronological hazard of not discovering <i>Huckleberry Finn</i> and <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i> and <i>Le Grand Meaulnes</i>until my 40s (and I still haven’t read <i>Le Petit Prince</i>). Literary regret functions rather the …

Literature

50 YA Novels Adults Will Love, Too

Young Adult novels are written for teen readers, but there’s no reason why adults can’t love them, too! Some of the best contemporary, science …

Books

Telling Her Story: 75 Picture Books About Mighty Girls & Women

A Mighty Girl's top picks of picture books about trailblazing girls and women throughout history.If you flip through a typical history book, you …

Books

An easy way to read more each year

With the time you spend commuting every day, you could read dozens of books every year. Pádraig Belton asks, is there a perfect medium for the length of your ride to work?<p>Over the past few decades, commuting times have risen dramatically in most major cities. As inner-city property prices have …

Books

Read These 13 Books and You'll Be a Better Person

If You Were a Teen in the ’80s or ’90s, You’ll Love These Books

There was a time before texting and Snapchat, before streaming endless television, before being able to snap a selfie and get the opinion of a dozen …

Books

8 Books About New York City That Will Make You Want To Move To The City ASAP

It's no secret why so many authors have written books about New York City. It's a magical place, brimming with energy and light and love and hope. …

47 Books You Should Add To Your Shelf, According To Poet Rupi Kaur

The provocative artist and poet shares her list.<p>Rupi Kaur has vision beyond her years.<p>At 24, the Indian-Canadian artist and poet decided to create a menstruation-themed photo series for a college project. She posted one now-famous photograph to Instagram, showing herself lying on a bed facing the …

Books

6 Parental Lessons That Helped Bill Gates Become a Billionaire | Inc.com

One of my 13-year-old son's idols is Bill Gates. The fact that he is the richest man on Earth plays a part in that, but my son deeply respects how Gates uses his business savviness to address major world problems through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.<p>As a father, it is my job to try and …

Self-improvement

These 30-something school teachers retired with over $1 million after only 8 years of work — now they travel the world

Each in their early 30s, the couple were able to quit their jobs as public school teachers in August 2015 and retire after just eight years in the workforce.<p>How do you retire early as a public school teacher? The key: <b>minimizing cost of living and finding a good side hustle.</b><p>The Olsons met in 2004 …

I Practiced Hygge and It's Kind of the Best Thing Ever

“Do Hot Pockets count as hygge?” I ask my husband on our first night of practicing the Danish way-of-life-turned-phenomenon pronounced <i>HOO-gah</i>, and …

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

12 small lifestyle habits you can adopt to save more money

Do you drop $10 to $15 on fast-casual lunches every day? Are you quick to buy something you don't actually need? Do you make purchases to keep up with the same level of luxury your friends enjoy?<p>These seemingly small habits, and many more, could be keeping you from saving hundreds, even thousands, …

The best epically long books to binge-read on winter nights

Readers know all about summer reading: Juicy, plot-driven page-turners that are a breeze to read through sun-induced headaches, or can be picked up and put down between dips in the pool. But in winter, you need a different kind of book: one with a good existential crisis, or a very, very deep …

Books