Milking it, an essay on the peculiar virtues of extended breastfeeding
I wrote a book about books! A companion to the PBS series of the same name, The Great American Read: The Book of Books features tidbits, trivia, and tantalizing facts about 100 great novels.
30 iconic movie moments that almost didn't happen, including Indy bringing a gun to a sword fight and E.T.'s love of Reese's Pieces
How telling stories on the street helped cure my writer's block [PDF]
See Red Hook in one day, from cupcakes to cobblestones.
Beneath the hot dusty streets of Siem Reap, green things are growing. Here's how to experience the city's sustainable side.