Katherine Heiny joins Beaks & Geeks to talk about hyper-specific subcultures, infidelity as a recurring plot point, and having no conversational filter. Heiny is the author of the short story collection Single, Carefree, Mellow. Her debut is Standard Deviation, a divinely funny novel about the challenges of a good marriage, the delight and heartache of raising children, […]
An inviting exploration of “the new hygge“: the Swedish concept of lagom–finding balance in moderation–featuring inspiration and practical advice on how to find a happy medium in life, home, work, and health. Following the cultural phenomena of fika and hygge, the allure of Scandinavian culture and tradition continues in the Swedish concept of lagom. From home design and work-life balance, to personal well-being […]
A fascinating, beautifully illustrated guide to the monsters that are part of our collective psyche, from the host of the hit podcast Lore, soon to be an online streaming series. They live in shadows—deep in the forest, late in the night, in the dark recesses of our minds. They’re spoken of in stories and superstitions, […]
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Pieces of Happiness tells the story of five lifelong friends who, in their sixties, decide to live together on a cocoa farm in Fiji, where they not only start a chocolate business but strengthen their friendships and rediscover themselves. Request an ARC below, while supplies last! When Sina, Maya, Ingrid, and Lisbeth each receive a letter in […]
Diksha Basu joins Beaks & Geeks to talk about her debut novel, The Windfall. They chat about money and class, house and home, and unexpected romance. Click to Listen to the Interview with Diksha Basu. Log In to Request an eGalley on Edelweiss. Request an eGalley on NetGalley.
You know him from his breakout role as Hank Kingsley on The Larry Sanders Show, his outrageous turn as George and Oscar Bluth on Arrested Development, and his Emmy Award-winning performance as Maura Pfefferman on Transparent. A Broadway star, a television legend, an accomplished screen actor whose singular wit and heartrending performances have been entertaining […]
From the reporter who was there at the very beginning comes the revealing inside story of the partnership between Steve Bannon and Donald Trump—the key to understanding the rise of the alt-right, the fall of Hillary Clinton, and the hidden forces that drove the greatest upset in American political history. Based on dozens of interviews […]