The Genius of Dogs

Dogs have been our faithful companions for thousands of years. As loyal protectors and useful friends, they’ve earned a place among humans that few animals have enjoyed. Even so, scientific researchers have largely ignored dogs over the last century, judging them inferior to more intelligent mammals like dolphins and chimpanzees.

The Artist, the Cook, and the Gardener, Recipes Inspired by Painting From the Garden by Maryjo Koch

This time of year bursts with an explosion of colors and flavors as flowers bloom and vegetables take root. Gardeners look forward to sinking their hands into the soil and chefs anticipate the exquisite tastes of fresh from the garden produce.

American Lady: The Life of Susan Mary Alsop by Caroline de Margerie

In today’s Washington, dominated by political backstabbing and unyielding party loyalty, it’s hard to imagine a time when Republicans and Democrats routinely finished work at the Capitol, then shared a taxi across town to attend a dinner party—together!

The Old Farmer's Almanac

After some two centuries in print, it’s the oldest continuously published journal in the U.S. Its bright yellow cover adorned with elaborate scroll work is recognizable at a glance, as is the name emblazoned across the center in gothic print.

Secrets of Longevity Cookbook: Eat to Thrive, Live Long, and Be Healthy

If there is a recipe for longevity, Dr. Mao Shing Ni has made it his life’s mission to find it. Mao traveled to Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; Bama Country, China; and other world longevity capitals, interviewing over 100 centenarians and uncovering the secret ingredients of a long and healthy life. His findings appear in Dr.

Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever

Abraham Lincoln is one of the most prominent figures of American history. We know him as “Honest Abe,” the man who abolished slavery and preserved the Union. We recognize his prominent nose and distinctive beard on copper pennies and five-dollar bills.

But who was Lincoln, really? Why does his story continue to appeal to us, even over 150 years after his death?

he Back in the Swing Cookbook: Recipes for Eating and Living Well Every Day After Breast Cancer

In August of 1998, publisher and business owner Barbra C. Unell completed her final radiation treatment for breast cancer. After months of personal care, Unell assumed that support would continue though recovery and, later, survivorship. She was shocked to learn that once treatment ended, so too did the care.

Liespotting: Proven Techniques to Detect Deception

They go by different names—fibs, whoppers, tall tales—and you’ll find them at all levels of society. From the ordinary Joe’s “The check is in the mail,” to President Richard Nixon’s “I am not a crook,” self-serving lies plague us at every turn.

If two people have the same experience but remember it differently, what does it say about their respective minds? Rosecrans Baldwin explores this intriguing theme in his new novel,You Lost Me There(Riverhead Books). The story is told through the voice of Dr.