Wonderful Winter

What does winter feel like or taste like? What can you do when the weather is cold? Some people cannot wait for the snow to fall so that they can go snowboarding, sledding or skating while others fear trying to drive on the slippery roads.

Seen in Pittsburgh!

Keep your eyes and ears open for upcoming author visits and take advantage of these occasions to find your new favorite writer.

Science > Boredom

Get your curiosity on with some amazing (and amazingly simple) science experiments you can do at home!

Fresh Start

Some helpful books for decluttering and simplifying for the new year.

My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey

One morning, 37 year old neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had the misfortune of witnessing a massive stroke from the inside. This book isn’t just an educated but highly readable description of her illness and recovery; it’s also an attempt to share the philosophical insights she gained along the way.