The month of June has shaped up to be a good one. Summer is officially here, I'm heading to Napa for a wedding next month, and my brother got married. Peaches and apricots are at the market! There's also been a slew of great reads on the web, and here are some of my favorites. Also, scroll down for a special announcement!
Jhumpa Lahiri has a new novel coming out! I can hardly contain myself. Read an excerpt here.
This columnist downsized and gave away most of his books. (!)
Mung beans are having a moment.
Literary Jutebox, Great Gatsby edition.
Surround yourself with other people's creativity, plus more wisdom from James Cameron.
"I wanted to always be lost inside a good story, and spend my life there."
7 Tips for bringing mindfulness to your workday.
Sara shares her healthy eating philosophy over at A Couple Cooks.
It's a great time to revisit this simple cooking technique.
13 Favorite Food Poems, curated by Saveur.
Scientific proof that reading is good for you.
A blog about one thing: salad!
"Call it grazing, or default dinner, or parenting by tapas — we’re happier, calmer and probably better fed."
Here are the top 10 apps for writers.