Earlier this summer at the Stanford Bookstore, Danielle Teller, a physician-turned-author, discussed her new young adult fiction novel, “All the Ever-Afters.” In the text, Teller reimagines the classic tale “Cinderella” by introducing Agnes, Cinderella’s “evil” stepmother, as the sole protagonist.
The nation’s newly acquired lens on how common occupational instability has become made the recent release of Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer’s book “Dying for a Paycheck: How Modern Management Harms Employee Health and Company Performance—and What We Can Do About It” both timely and necessary.
A biological/anthropological perspective of human life. A powerful examination of race relations in America. The male-dominated arts establishment. All are fair game for The Daily’s top five books of 2014.
“Enclave” is a compelling treatment of a familiar and recently popular genre.
The world and the premise of “The Curse Workers” trilogy is fascinating, in a noir-fiction-meets-psychological-thriller-meets-“The Sopranos” kind of way, and that’s what will keep the readers coming.
Dutton’s inspired treatment of this niche subject is just what today’s America needs; she has turned science into a sport as competitive and compelling as football.
“Jerusalem, Jerusalem” is a truly scholarly treatment of a very relevant topic and one of the least biased works this reader has seen from an author of such unique perspective. It is well worth the while of anyone interested in the historical background of today’s Middle Eastern conflict.
“The Great White Bear,” by conservationist and environmental writer Kieran Mulvaney, delves into the lives of one of the poster species in the crusade against global warming.