1. John Adams, by David McCullough. This biography of Adams erases any fantasies we might have about our American Revolution being easy, short, or something to take for granted. It gives a deep insight into what it takes for a revolution to succeed, which is strong, intelligent, and dedicated leadership from within the country and […]
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale. March is Women’s History Month, but I say we celebrate the history that is happening right now (otherwise known as the present) by highlighting some of the outstanding women upon whom I have girl crushes.
I’ve been thinking a lot about clothing lately—more than usual—and not just when I am standing in front of my closet trying to figure out what to wear. I recently read three wildly different books that had something intriguing to say about women and fashion.
by guest blogger Maya Rodale. The movie Hysteria is an absolute gem. It’s about the invention of the vibrator. It’s also about women’s rights in 19th-century England. Oh, and it’s a love story. And a comedy. It’s historical romance at its best: an entertaining romp that informs in a funny and charming way.
by guest blogger Maya Rodale. Romance novels, often dismissed as antifeminist, were actually once seen as having revolutionary power deserving of vigorous government response.
I wrote this post last year and somehow, it got lost in emails and never got posted. Fortunately, what women really want for Valentines Day hasn’t really changed, has it?
Here is the truth, dear Reader. I’ve been living a double life. To you, I am a blogging cook, music-loving mother, smart-ass, and hell-raising outspoken voice on organic issues. But my day job as CEO of Rodale Inc, the leading health and wellness publisher in the world, goes largely undocumented and written about here. Why? […]
While today we celebrate Marin Luther King Jr., and the change in the world he helped create, sometimes I can’t help but feel depressed about how long the change process takes. More so than a salmon who swims upstream (who at least gets to mate at the end of the swim), our efforts to […]
Raised on America’s first organic farm, Scratch author Maria Rodale learned how to make everyday favorites from, yes, scratch — the way you remember them; the way they turn out best.Order Now