Blog Profile / Omnivoracious


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Archived Since:September 29, 2008

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An Excerpt from Joanna Barsh's "Grow Wherever You Work."

This latest book by Barsh, a longtime director of McKinsey & Company, uses real-life case studies from the work lives of more than 200 rising leaders to create a guide to the trickiest times in a career, from "When Work Holds No Passion" to "When Everything Sucks."

Celebrity Picks: John le Carré's Favorite Reads of 2017

John le Carré is an undisputed master of the espionage thriller, and based on his reading list, he's got things on his mind.

Five Don't-Miss Graphic Novels for Kids

A fistful of recent--and one upcoming--graphic novels for kids that we think are worth paying attention to, as the format leads even more kids to the pleasure of reading.

Celebrity Picks: Tim Ferriss's Favorite Reads of 2017

What does Tim Ferriss like to read when he's not podcasting, writing, or studying the thoughts and habits of other successful people?

Celebrity Picks: Ian Falconer's Favorite Reads of 2017

Besides illustrating children's books, Falconer is also active in designing for the theater, and chose an eclectic trio for his favorite reads of the year.

Joanna Barsh: How I Learned to "Grow Wherever You Work"

Barsh offers "Straight Talk to Help with Your Toughest Challenges" based on her research into the struggles faced by over 200 rising leaders.

Celebrity Picks: Diana Gabaldon's Favorite Reads of 2017

The author of the uber-popular Outlander series reveals the books that resonated with her most this year...

Celebrity Picks: Jason Reynolds' Favorite Reads of 2017

Jason Reynolds writes award-winning books for kids and young adults, and his favorite books of the year include one of this year's National Book Award winners. See all three of his picks and why he chose them.

Sticky Fingers: Jann Wenner and the Birth of the Modern Celebrity

The Rolling Stone founder called Joe Hagan's biography "tawdry." He might be right, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. We talked to Hagan about Wenner, the magazine, and the industrialization of rock and roll.

Celebrity Picks: Dar Williams' Favorite Reads of 2017

Singer-songwriter Dar Williams was inspired by these three books this year as she toured the U.S. and learned firsthand how communities reached for greatness.

Rethinking Rural: The New Women Writers of the Countryside

Perhaps it’s anxiety about the environment that’s given rise to fiction that’s preoccupied by the ways we interact with the natural world. Interestingly, nature and feminism go hand in hand this year. Three books stand out as incorporating extraordinary visions of the countryside with some of the best writing of...

Celebrity Picks: Gail Simmons' Favorite Reads of 2017

Culinary expert and Top Chef judge Gail Simmons is always on the go, but she still makes time to read. Here are three of her favorite books from this year.

YA for Everyone: Hilary Reyl's Neuro-Diverse Romance

"I wanted to have the reader sense that Martin was on the spectrum but not have that define him. I hope the reader will love him as a character first." We spoke to author Hilary Reyl about how she came to write "Kids Like Us," a funny, astute, and touching novel that should appeal to readers of any age.

An Interview with Ed Asner, The Grouchy Historian

"Wipe away little of the idolatry connected with the Constitution." The avuncular actor talks about Founding Fathers and the the supreme law of the land with grouchy co-author Ed. Weinberger. Opinions ensue.

Celebrity Picks: Pierce Brown's Favorite Reads of 2017

The author of the uber-popular Red Rising series talks about the books that resonated with him most this year...

Holiday Baking Home Stretch

Four recipes from some of our favorite new cookbooks to keep the holiday baking--and eating--going strong...

Authors' Favorites: The Best Contemporary Romances of 2017

Romance authors Brenda Jackson, Maisey Yates, Christina Lauren, Alisha Rai, and Donna Grant reveal their favorite contemporary romances of the year.

Celebrity Picks: Denis Leary's Favorite Reads of 2017

The actor, author, singer and comedian reveals the books that resonated with him most this year...

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