Escape to Canyon Ranch with Lauren Groff

Washington’s Farewell

WASHINGTON’S FAREWELL THE FOUNDING FATHER’S WARNING TO FUTURE GENERATIONS BY JOHN AVLON Washington’s Farewell Address written to “ Friends and Fellow Citizens” in 1796 was an open letter to the American people which has been more widely read than the Declaration of Independence. While it is mostly forgotten it has…


The Michael Chabon I knew and loved is back! Moonglow is a tour de force: a brilliant reflection on the universal experience of how the oral tradition of family storytelling regardless of truth, photographs or outright invention shapes us. Chabon’s brilliantly layered narrative shines a spotlight on how stories filtered…


In 1977 Alex Haley’s Roots premiered on television and it was an epic event watched by an unprecedented 85% of television households. Statistics show that my family along with 130 to 140 million Americans (more than half the U.S. population) watched at least part of the series. I had not…