In his book “How to Raise a Wild Child,” Dr. Scott D. Sampson argues that the current disconnect between kids and the natural world is a threat to their physical, mental, and emotional health.
For geographer and author M Jackson, knowing climate science isn’t enough. We need to get our hearts involved too.
In his new book, John Corey Whaley tackles the subject of mental illness and challenges stigmas that keep many teen boys from seeking help with depression and anxiety.
To get an honest picture of female friendship, we must look beyond the familiar whitewashed stories in Western history and literature.
Thinking about your New Year’s resolutions for 2016? Here are 13 of this year’s most thought-provoking and useful nonfiction books on the science of a meaningful life.
Turning the city's resolution into policies that protect health and safety is one fight that lies ahead. Another is forging a wall of resistance from San Diego to Vancouver, B.C.
More and more women have been nominated for Hugo Awards in recent years—until this year. Here’s what’s at stake.
Jason Segel steers away from his usual funny guy persona in "The End of the Tour," and plays the late "Infinite Jest" author David Foster Wallace.
This award-winning author explains how fantasy and science fiction writers can stand up to the corporate system.
For decades, we've been taught that economic growth and buying more stuff will make us happy—while trashing the planet. The good news is, there’s a better kind of happy: It starts with meaningful work, loving relationships, and a thriving natural world.
In building her tiny house, the author built a simpler and happier life.
A short list of books that have kept discovery alive and well in 2014 at Sap Bush Hollow farm.