“The Speed Queen by Stewart O’Nan!”
—Sue Grafton, author of Kinsey and Me: Stories
The zodiac, after all, is the world's oldest classification system. Just for fun, we asked our favorite amateur astrologer, Peter Smith, what the stars might say about the future of your shape.
Easy things you can do to help others (less daunting than quitting your job to go save endangered beetles and more fulfilling than recycling your newspaper).
David Wroblewski shares five of his favorite books from his shelf of lifelong keepers.
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