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Here you’ll find quick tips, advice, and informative articles from authors new and old. And if you like what you see, there’s likely a book where that came from.

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Christopher Sandford,

The world-famous author of Sherlock Holmes was quite the detective himself, evidenced by Christopher Sandford's biography The Man Who Would Be Sherlock. 

Stuart Walton,

Stuart Walton, author of The Devil's Dinner, dives into an exploratory history of the chili pepper, proving that this spice is more than just an ingredient—it's a phenomenon.

Christine S. O'Brien,

Christine S. O'Brien, author of "Crave," shares the environment in which her mom grew up, and how it contributed to her later loyalty to a strict diet called "The Program." 

Virginia Sole-Smith

Diets, detoxes, and wellness plans give you lots of rules to follow about eating. But you were born knowing how to have a healthy relationship with food. Virginia Sole-Smith, author of The Eating Instinct: Food Culture, Body Image and Guilt in America, discusses five ways to protect these instincts. 

Andrew Simonet,

Andrew Simonet, author of "Wilder," explores the origins of the phrase "rubber room," a key setting in his book. 

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Nadia Hayes

Nadia Hayes, author of the journal Choose Calm, discusses different strategies for managing anxiety and exercises for confronting stress head-on. 

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