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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Comes to Terms with Global Fame

As her subjects have expanded, her audience has, too, but visibility has its drawbacks.<p>“We have to go further back, to 2005. I’m in Warri, in Delta State, I’m working as a doctor, and my mom and I are having a fight. She’s saying, You’re stagnating, you read medicine and you haven’t gone further, …

Idealism

12 books that every leader should read

I have been maintaining – and occasionally updating — a list of “Books That Every Leader Should Read” on my old <i>Work Matters</i> blog since 2011. These …

17 Easy Ways To Save Money On Food And Still Eat Well

Because there are ways to treat both yourself and your bank account well.<p>View this post on Facebook

Cooking

13 Authors You Need To Be Watching In 2018, Because Big Things Are Coming

While the book world doesn’t always find itself at the forefront of breaking news — at least, not all that often — behind the major headlines your …

21 Books That Every High School Needs To Teach Their Students

There's been a lot of debate in recent years over what books should be included in students' English curricula, but I think we can all agree that …

Butternut Squash Fritters With Cilantro Yogurt

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a small bowl, combine the flour, cumin, turmeric, ginger, ½ teaspoon salt, and several grinds pepper.<p>Step 2<p>In a large bowl, …

The 10 books we can't wait to read in 2018

2018 promises to be a year of extraordinary works from authors established and emerging. The next 12 months will bring us a posthumously published …

12 Financial Goals For Each Month Of 2018

Implementing new financial practices at the beginning of the year is a great idea in theory. In practice, trying to overhaul your finances all at once might be too much. You don’t want to attack your finances with vigor on January 1 and then wear yourself out by January 10. Instead, you want to …

Credit Card Debt

The 10 Best Books of 2017

10<p><i>The Invention of Angela Carter</i><p>BY Edmund Gordon<p>The Invention of Angela Carter<p>$12, Amazon<p>Angela Carter was a pathbreaking English novelist and story …

Best Books of 2017 : NPR

Use the filters below to explore more than 350 titles NPR staff and critics loved this year. (You can also combine filters!) Want even more recommendations? Check out our favorite books from 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008<p>Filter by: ו <i></i><br>Clear filters<br>• Staff Picks<br>• Biography & …

There's a Technological Renaissance Happening and it Will Change the Workforce as We Know It

Will the shift in jobs leave millions by the wayside?<p><i>What will work and jobs look like in the next 10 to 20 years? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Howie Liu, CEO, cofounder of</b> …

The Best National Park in Every State

From sea to shining sea, our nation is packed with unforgettable, beautiful, and important sites from the National Park Service.<p><i>Originally appeared</i> …

For Decades, China's Laborers Moved To Cities. Now They're Being Forced Out

The streets and alleys of Jiugong Township on Beijing's southern fringes are strewn with rubble from demolished buildings and piles of abandoned clothes and household items.<p>Authorities have given residents of this migrant laborer enclave just days to clear out before they shut off all electricity …

Municipal Government

How Did We Get Here? A Reading List for Understanding Race in America

<b>I</b>n the current political climate, America’s racial toxicity is amplified and exploited through a revisionist lens. Through our current presidential …

Books

10 things to do in South Africa that are not total tourist traps

Known for its natural beauty and some of the best cuisine in the world, South Africa is becoming increasingly popular with tourists. Travelers should make the long flight worth it by touring it like the locals do. Here are the top 10 things to do in South Africa, according to locals.

South Africa

The hippest cities in the US everyone under 30 wants to move to

Some cities like Portland, Oregon, are known for being hipster havens, but increasingly, more under-the-radar places are becoming hotspots for millennials.<p>Smaller cities like Boise, Idaho and Spokane, Washington, are not only filled with vegan stores, microbreweries, and thrift stores, but they're …

Salt Lake City

Bill Gates reveals his 6 favorite books he read in the past year

Bill Gates reads about 50 books a year, but only a few make his annual list of favorites.<p>For several years, the Microsoft founder has chosen five titles he enjoyed over the past year and published reviews of them on his Gates Notes blog.<p>Here are his recommendations.

Bill Gates

Notable 2017 NYTimes Books

The ReadDown<p>Congratulations to all of our books that made the 100 Notable Books of 2017 list by the New York Times.<p>1<p>Autumn<p>This book was also featured …

Books

The Ten Best Travel Books of 2017

At their best, travel writers bottle up the essence of places. They describe streets, restaurants and road stops in photographic detail, and imitate …

After interviewing 140 people at the top of their fields, Tim Ferriss has 2 key pieces of advice for 20-somethings starting a career

When Tim Ferriss was an undergraduate at Princeton, he saw the majority of his classmates fiercely competing for high-paying consulting and finance jobs, regardless of their personal passions or backgrounds. He knew pretty quickly the path wasn't for him.<p>After moving to Silicon Valley and starting …

Best books of 2017: The best fiction

The Power<p><i>Naomi Alderman</i><p>Alderman’s inventive, globe-spanning thriller imagines a world in which girls and women have discovered they have the ability to maim and kill men thanks to a mysterious new electrical power. The uncompromisingly feminist novel has drawn comparisons to Margaret Atwood, …

Can a man truly not know whether he abused or harassed someone?

As sexual assault and harassment allegations against powerful men from Harvey Weinstein to Kevin Spacey to Matt Lauer continue to pile up, it has become harder to justify this cultural moment as a simple case of separating the “good” guys from the “bad.”<p>Meanwhile, some men, according to a recent …

5 Stunning Natural Wonders You Can See in the U.S.

And how much they all cost to visit.<p>For some travelers, a trip is not complete without a big “wow” moment: a superlative spectacle, an eye-popping …

Steve Jobs: This Is the Mindset That Separates Those With Extraordinary Lives From Everyone Else

He said it 22 years ago but it's just as true today.<p>To leave your mark on the world and accomplish truly interesting things, do you need to be rich? Brilliant? Able to take a mental beating and keep on fighting?<p>Not according to Steve Jobs. None of those factors will probably hurt your efforts to be …

9 Things You Should Know About Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

You’ve probably heard of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), the evidence-based psychotherapy treatment method focused on changing negative thoughts …

The Michelin-Starred Restaurant Where Dinner Only Costs You $1.50

Inside the food stall that has people lining up three hours to eat there every day.<p>He originally thought it was all a joke. When chef Chan Hon Meng’s …

11 Fascinating Nonfiction Books To Give The Reader Who Already Has Basically Everything On Their Shelves

It's a fact that all readers love to receive new books. But finding the right books to gift to bibliophiles is actually much more difficult than one …

The one crystal you should always travel with to relieve stress and banish bad vibes

I’m what you might call a “crystals novice.” Over the past year, though, I’ve become more interested in all things spiritual and woo woo and will …

The genius Japanese money saving idea you should try

If my savings goals for 2018 could be summed up in one word it would be thus: Accountability. At the moment, there’s noone but myself holding me …

Personal Finance

Beginner lesson, rentals, lift ticket for $69 at Lake Tahoe ski resort

Homewood Mountain Resort, a midsize ski area that sits above Lake Tahoe’s western shore, offers wannabe skiers and boarders a lesson and lift ticket for a single-day price of $69.<p><b>The deal</b>: This is a good way for beginner adults to find their feet. For $69, you get a ski or snowboard lesson, rental …