What We Gain From a Good-Enough Life

In 1953, the British pediatrician and psychoanalyst DW Winnicott began writing about the idea of ​​“good-enough” parenting—a term he coined, and one he’s still famous for today. According to Winnicott, after infancy, babies do not need tirelessly responsive or self-sacrificing parents. In fact, he wrote, it is developmentally key for parents to lessen their “active … Read more

The Pachinko Parlor by Elisa Shua Dusapin review – sleepless in Tokyo | Fiction in translation

In February 2020, an understated debut of disquieting power slid into British bookshops: Winter in Sokcho, by a young Franco-Korean author. Sensitively translated from French by Aneesa Abbas Higgins, it won the US National Book award for translated literature. In Elisa Shua Dusapin’s second novel, The Pachinko Parlour, Claire, a Korean-Swiss graduate student just shy … Read more

What a New Translation of Beowulf Says About Extinction ‹ Literary Hub

December 2020 was grim. We were post-election here in the United States and pre-Capitol riots. Covid cases surged amid the Alpha variant wave and vaccines hadn’t been announced. My then seven-month-old daughter hadn’t met any family or friends outside of FaceTime. Every headline, every news article, felt worse than the last one. I started reading … Read more

New Percy Jackson Set Photos Tease Pivotal Scene From the Books

Filming for Disney+’s highly anticipated Percy Jackson and the Olympians continues in and around Vancouver, with the latest photos from the set teasing the adaptation of one of the most pivotal moments from Rick Riordan’s The Lightning Thief. Percy stars Walker Scobell, Leah Jeffries, and Aryan Simhadri were spotted by fans at Simon Fraser University, … Read more

CTech’s Book Review: Let’s examine the Entrepreneurial Operating System

Sivan Tehila is the Founder and CEO of Onyxia, a cybersecurity company helping CISOs gain a holistic view of their environments. She has joined CTech to share a review of “Traction: Get A Grip On Your Business” by Gino Wickman. Title: “Traction: Get A Grip On Your Business” Author: Gino Wickman Format: Books Where: Home … Read more

Garth Marenghi is finally releasing a book we can actually read

From left to right: Visionary horror author Garth Marenghi, publisher Dean Learner, and actor Todd Rivers (aka Matthew Holness, Richard Ayoade, and Matt Berry) Photo: Simon James/WireImage (Getty Images) Although visionary author and Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace star Garth Marenghi has written more than 400 books at this point—significantly more, as he’s often proudly noted, than … Read more