8 of September’s Best New Comics

This content contains affiliate links. We may earn affiliate commissions when you purchase through these links. It’s a new month, so there are new comics to read! When I’m relaxing in the comics and graphic novel section of the bookstore, or going to my local comic book store, I always walk out with an unexpected … Read more

Author returns home to Northbrook to sign book

What’s in the dumplings? For children’s book author Francie Decker, the stuffing is thought-provoking. Growing up in Northbrook, Dekker, a graduating class of Glenbrook North High School in 2007, returned to her childhood village to celebrate the release of her children’s book “Our Dumpling World.” Center, where author Franci Dekker of New Berlin, Wisconsin, begins … Read more

“Fascinating,” “Laughing,” “Beautiful Writing”: The Best Australian Books of September | Australian Books

This Devastating Fever by Sophie Cunningham Fiction, Ultimo Press, $32.99 In the midst of this devastating fever – which Sophie Cunningham took 16 years to write – a fictional author named Alice (Cunningham’s stand-in) spent 16 years writing a The book, titled… The Destructive Fever. The book, about Virginia Woolf’s husband Leonard, was a tough … Read more

Racine native publishes first book centering on black characters in the Old West | Books

Dee Holzer Racine – William Greer’s first book was given to his son as a gift on his 40th birthday. The Racine native, who now lives in Madison, said it was difficult to come up with a gift that showed a father’s love for his son, not just a card, but one he could put … Read more

MLB DFS: Top DraftKings and FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball Draft, 2022 Labor Day Lineup Suggestions

The San Diego Padres haven’t turned around as quickly as the team had hoped after a series of high-profile roster changes, but they’ve had some success. However, the Padres have lost their last two games and start their home series against Arizona on Monday. The Diamondbacks plan to make pitcher Ryne Nelson his first major … Read more

DCPS Readers Next Door program helps DC students become better readers

comment on this story Comment DC Public Schools kicked off the new school year last week with reading curriculum resources aimed at improving literacy among the city’s youngest readers. Called DCPS Readers Next Door, the program contains 120 books, mostly written and illustrated by district educators, and is an extension of years of efforts to … Read more

Joan Silber on the mysteries of the body

In your story of the week, “Evolution,” in 1980, a teen named Carla hitchhiked from New York to Arizona with her older boyfriend Brody, experiencing liberation and disappointment from her newfound sexual freedom . Looking back at the events of the story, the older Carla said “people believe in sex in a way they don’t … Read more

Psilocybin as a mental health therapy? Some things to know.

comment on this story Comment A few weeks ago, I mentioned to a friend that I was interested in learning more about psychedelics, especially how they helped me with depression and anxiety. This is a broad class of botanicals, including psilocybin (“magic”) mushrooms, MDMA (ecstasy), DMT (Dimitri or Merchant’s Journey), ketamine (“special K”), and more. … Read more