I grew up at time when reading was encouraged through all sorts of faux incentives: rewards, prizes, points, etc. So naturally I avoided it as much as possible. Fortunately all was not lost and I eventually adopted reading as a regular habit.
"The book that led me to this one was Bob Knight's "The Power of Negative Thinking." Knight is an insufferable personality and Barbara Ehrenreich seems the opposite. But the part of Knight's argument I liked was that he was FOR negative thinking. H..."
Barbara Ehrenreich presents a scathing critique on America's culture of optimism. Here, she reveals how Evangelicalism and health care is unwittingly undermining American potential and growth by offering hope to the public.
"The Last Wild Places of Kansas is an eloquently written search for needles in a haystack. And whether those needles are prized diamonds in the rough or just, er, needles depends on how fascinated you are by pre- to early-European Kansas history an..."